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Alopecia

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Cicatricial alopecia is seen in: (AIIMS May 2014)



A Alopecia areata
B Discoid lupus erythematosus

C Psoriasis
D Tinea capitis

Ans. B
Discoid lupus erythematosus

In chronic discoid lupus erythematosus (CDLE), irregular red plaques appear most commonly on head and neck region. Atrophy and hypopigmentation appear on the centre of the lesion. On the scalp, scarring alopecia occurs in the affected areas. The condition may be aggravated or initiated by the exposure to the sun.

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