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Revista argentina de dermatología

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GRECO, CF et al. Hair transplant in lichen planopilaris. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2015, vol.96, n.3, pp.22-29. ISSN 1851-300X.

BACKGROUND: lichen planopilar is a clinical variant of lichen planus, which affects the scalp and in the final stage which causes scarring alopecia, entailing a significant impact on quality of life. To date no shortage of published studies reporting surgical treatments. OBJECTIVE: effectiveness on hair transplant FUE technique and determine guidelines for optimum results is evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHOD: a woman with LLP seven years of evolution is presented. After scalp biopsy and a therapeutic meeting, he underwent a transplant. Photographic controls the 2.4 and six months were performed to determine success. RESULT: hair growth was observed after 2-3 months without visible scars in the donor area. CONCLUSION: technique FUE was a well tolerated and safe process to improve hair loss in LPP histologically shows a lack of inflammation (scarring stage).

Keywords : Hair transplant; Lichen planopilar; Scarring alopecia.

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