Your medical specialist portal

Altmeyer's Encyclopedia is an independent, evidence-based medical information resource on specialist level. Since 1986 it has been continuously updated and expanded by only the most accomplished medical professionals in their field. It offers access to over 64,400 up to date articles and 15,900 high quality images from various disciplines.

News from the department of Dermatology

Latest entry in the department of Dermatology:

Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia History S. Kossard, 1994 Definition "Postmenopausal" circumscribed, band-like, symmetric, fibrosing form of scarring alopecia (irreversible) in the frontotemporal hairline in women with lymphoid-histiocytic infiltrates around the hair follicles. Often associated with ra...

Go to article

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer


One of Germany's most accomplished dermatologists with decades of expertise in clinical dermatology. Emeritus professor at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum, author of more than 30 textbooks and over 700 scientific publications.