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Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Disease definition

Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a rare variant of lichen planopilaris (see this term) characterized by symmetrical, progressive, band-like anterior hair loss of the scalp.


  • Synonym(s):
    • FFA
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L66.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1274700
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10886
  • MedDRA: -

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