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3 Possible Causes for Alopecia Beginning in the Occiput

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    , which begins with deep inflammatory nodules, primarily over occiput, that progresses to coalescing regions of boggy scalp. [ 1 ] :649 [ 2 ] :761 [ 3 ] See also Cicatricial[dictionnaire.sensagent.leparisien.fr] , which begins with deep inflammatory nodules, primarily over occiput, that progresses to coalescing regions of boggy scalp.[wiki30.com] […] suffodiens of Hoffman, perifolliculitis abscedens et suffodiens, or folliculitis abscedens et suffodiens, is an inflammatory condition of the scalp that can lead to scarring alopecia[ipfs.io]

  • X-Linked Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans

    Abstract X-linked keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) is a rare disorder affecting the skin and eyes. The disease was previously mapped in an extended Dutch family to Xp21.2-p22.2 between DXS16 and DXS269. Using five DNA probes and 14 CA repeat polymorphisms spanning this region an extensive linkage[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tinea Capitis Profunda

    […] over the occiput, that progress to coalescing regions of boggy scalp; fungal hyphae negative).[indianpediatrics.net] ), langerhans cell histiocytosis (involvement of other organs system with a grave course) and dissecting cellulites of scalp (begins with deep inflammatory nodules, primarily[indianpediatrics.net] Clinical differentials include pyodermas (lesions are painful, absent hyphae), folliculitis decalvans (pustular folliculitis leading to scarring alopecia; fungal hyphae negative[indianpediatrics.net]

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