Differentials: Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Differential diagnosis for Frontal fibrosing alopecia

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Date Added: 2018-02-27:

Lichen Planopilaris (89 %) ( Acuminatus, Follicular Lichen Planus, Lichen Planus Follicularis, Peripilaris,)
Cicatricial Alopecia (65 %)
Scarring Alopecia (59 %)
Follicular Mucinosis (59 %) ( Alopecia Mucinosa, Mucinosis Follicularis, Pinkus Follicular Mucinosis, Pinkus Follicular Mucinosis benign Primary Form,)
Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (51 %) ( Follicular Degeneration Syndrome, Pseudopelade Of The Central Scalp,)
Folliculitis (49 %)
Folliculitis Decalvans (46 %)
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae (46 %) ( Acne Keloidalis, Dermatitis Papillaris Capillitii, Folliculitis Keloidalis, Folliculitis Keloidis Nuchae, Nuchal Keloid Acne,)
Alopecia Areata (46 %)
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (46 %)
Traction Alopecia (46 %)
Keratosis Pilaris (43 %)
Cutaneous Lymphoid Hyperplasia (43 %) ( Borrelial Lymphocytoma, Lymphadenosis Benigna Cutis, Lymphocytoma Cutis, Pseudolymphoma, Pseudolymphoma Of Spiegler And Fendt, Sarcoidosis Of Spiegler And Fendt, Spiegler fendt Lymphoid Hyperplasia, Spiegler fendt Sarcoid,)
Palmoplantar Keratoderma (41 %)
Lupus Erythematosus Panniculitis (41 %) ( Lupus Erythematosus Profundus, Lupus Panniculitis, Lupus Profundus, Subcutaneous Lupus Erythematosus,)
Trichorrhexis Invaginata (41 %) ( Bamboo Hair, Netherton Syndrome Or Bamboo Hair,)
Pseudopelade Of Brocq (38 %) ( Alopecia Cicatrisata,)
Pili Torti (38 %) ( Twisted Hairs,)
Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis (38 %) ( Sweets Syndrome,)
Ophiasis (38 %)
Keratosis Pilaris Atrophicans Faciei (38 %) ( Folliculitis Rubra, Keratosis Pilaris Rubra Atrophicans Faciei, Lichen Pilare, Lichen Pilaire Ou Xerodermie Pilaire Symmetrique De La Face, Ulerythema Ophryogenes, Xerodermi Pilaire Symmetrique De La Face,)
Alopecia Cicatrisata (38 %) ( Pseudopelade Of Brocq,)
Twisted Hairs (38 %) ( Pili Torti,)
Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis (38 %) ( Ofujis Disease, Sterile Eosinophilic Pustulosis,)
Lichen Planus Actinicus (35 %) ( Actinic Lichen Niditus, Actinic Lichen Planus, Lichen Planus Atrophicus Annularis, Lichen Planus Subtropicus, Lichen Planus Tropicus, Lichenoid Melanodermatitis, Lichenoid Melanodermatosis, Summertime Actinic Lichenoid Eruption,)
Beaded Hair (35 %) ( Monilethrix,)
Androgenic Alopecia (35 %) ( Androgenetic Alopecia,)
Sweets Syndrome (35 %) ( Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis,)
Monilethrix (35 %) ( Beaded Hair,)
Lichenoid Keratosis (35 %) ( Benign Lichenoid Keratosis, Lichen Planus-like Keratosis, Solitary Lichen Planus, Solitary Lichenoid Keratosis,)
Lichen Nitidus (35 %)
Seborrheic Dermatitis (35 %) ( Seborrheic Eczema,)
Lichen Spinulosus (35 %) ( Keratosis Spinulosa,)
Androgenetic Alopecia (35 %) ( Androgenic Alopecia,)
Keratosis Spinulosa (35 %) ( Lichen Spinulosus,)
Seborrheic Eczema (35 %) ( Seborrheic Dermatitis,)

Differentials from Google.

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Alopecia Areata
Cicatricial Alopecia

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
Telogen Effluvium
Traction Alopecia

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