Alopecia marginalis L65.9

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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alopecia liminaris frontalis; Traction Alopecia; Zugalopecia

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Reversible hair loss with longer duration of existence also irreversible, mechanically caused hair loss through chronic tensile stress of the hair, e.g. with tight, mostly back-combed hairstyle (see below scarred alopecia).

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Avoid permanent mechanical irritation, such as tight hairstyle (ponytail).

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Alopecia scarring;


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020