Pseudopelade of Brocq
Other Names for this Disease
- Pseudo pelade of Brocq
- Brocq pseudopelade
- Pseudo-pelade of Brocq
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Neither an effective treatment nor cure has been identified for pseudopelade of Brocq. Unfortunately, even when treatment relieves the symptoms and signs, the progression of hair loss may continue. The choice of treatment prescribed varies from person to person and depends mainly on the activity, extent of the disease and patient's tolerance to the treatment. Various forms of corticosteroids have been tried, including injections or skin lotions or creams. Surgery such as hair transplant or scalp reduction might be considered in patients whose condition has remained stable for two or more years.
Last updated: 6/24/2009
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