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Pitfall scarring alopecia: Favus closely mimicking lichen planus.
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PMID:  23294414     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a woman presenting primarily with slowly progressing scarring alopecia. Course, symptoms, and clinical picture were highly suggestive for lichen planus. But mycological investigations revealed that cicatricial alopecia was caused by a specific infection with Trichophyton schoenleinii running a chronic course with minimal skin inflammation.
Authors:
Heiko Poppe; Annette Kolb-Mäurer; Marion Wobser; Axel Trautmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycoses     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-0507     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycoses     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8805008     Medline TA:  Mycoses     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 Blackwell Verlag GmbH.
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Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, University Hospital of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.
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