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Hair loss in autoimmune cutaneous bullous disorders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21605818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The expression of the basement membrane zone (BMZ) components in the anagen hair follicles of the human scalp is similar to that of interfollicular epidermis. Expression of the BMZ components varies according to the different follicular portions. Blistering of the scalp, involving lamina lucida and below, usually leads to scarring alopecia secondary to the inflammatory process in the interfollicular epidermis and in the upper portion of the hair follicle. This article discusses the presence of alopecia in the most common acquired forms of bullous disorders.
Authors:
Maryia Miteva; Dédée F Murrell; Antonella Tosti
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic clinics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1558-0520     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Clin     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300886     Medline TA:  Dermatol Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1600 North West 10th Avenue, RSMB - 2023A, Miami, FL 33136, USA.
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