Hair transplantation for the treatment of lichen planopilaris and frontal fibrosing alopecia: A report of two cases.
Australas J Dermatol 2017 Jul 24. Epub 2017 Jul 24.
Department of Dermatology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
The efficacy of current medical treatments for lichen planopilaris (LPP) and its variant, frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), both lymphocyte-mediated primary cicatricial alopecias, is limited. Hair regrowth from scar tissue is usually not possible. Although hair transplantation restores the hairline and increases hair density in patients with cicatricial alopecia, the timing of the transplantation is crucial. Read More