• synonyms

cicatricial alopecia


Loss of hair resulting from scar formation that occurs in certain dermatoses.

Nearby words

cicada, cicada killer, cicala, cicatrectomy, cicatrice, cicatricial alopecia, cicatricial horn, cicatricial tissue, cicatricle, cicatrix, cicatrizant
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