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Lichen planopilaris


Other Names for this Disease
  • Follicular lichen planus
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia (subtype)
  • Kossard disease
  • Lichen follicularis
  • Lichen planopilaris classic type
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Follicular lichen planus
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia (subtype)
  • Kossard disease
  • Lichen follicularis
  • Lichen planopilaris classic type
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.