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Pseudopelade of Brocq

Disease definition

Pseudo-pelade of Brocq is a rare hair abnormality characterized by onset in adulthood of soft, irregular, flesh-toned patches of alopecia primarily in the parietal and vertex portions of the scalp, without follicular hyperkeratosis or perifollicular inflammation.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: L66.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0086873
  • MeSH: C531609
  • GARD: 4536
  • MedDRA: -

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