Cicatricial Alopecia in Hair Transplantation

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich


The hair of the scalp is a human characteristic that conveys aspects of self-image, identity, and health. Hair loss from disease or other conditions may result in disturbed self-perception and psychological conflicts. Cicatricial alopecia encompasses a diverse group of disorders characterized by permanent destruction of the hair follicles and irreversible hair loss. It is classified into primary and secondary cicatricial alopecia [1].


Hair Follicle Hair Loss Tissue Expansion Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Hair Transplantation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.DHT ClinicBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Bumrungrad HospitalBangkok

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