Alopecia.

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Alopecia.

  1. 1. Clinical Case. Alopecia in African American patient What is you diagnosis?
  2. 2. Clinical Case. Alopecia in African American patient . <ul><li>1-year-old male . </li></ul><ul><li>The patient was referred to us for the assessment of a alopecia had appeared on the scalp 2 months previously. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Clinical Case. Alopecia in African American patient . <ul><li>Examination revealed an irregular, patch of hair loss with xerotic skin. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Clinical Case. Alopecia in African American patient . <ul><li>What is you diagnosis? </li></ul><ul><li>The answer next Friday </li></ul><ul><li>dermatoblog.com </li></ul>F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Badajoz, Spain.
  5. 7. <ul><li>There are a few infectious hair diseases that are more common in African-American / African populations compared to other ethnic groups. The most common of these diseases include Seborrheic dermatitis , Atopic dermatitis and Tinea Capitis . Seborrheic dermatitis is common in both African American adults and infants while Tinea Capitis and Atopic Dermatitis is common mostly in small children. </li></ul>

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