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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: Past present ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: Past present ...

Apr 01, 2009 Among African Americans, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) has been purported to be responsible for more cases of scarring alopecia than all other forms combined. 5 However, it should be noted that true epidemiologic and prevalence data do not exist to date. Clinically, CCCA develops as a scarring, roughly circular area on the crown and/or …

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and ...

Aug 17, 2016 Introduction. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is one of the most common reasons for hair loss consultation and the most common scarring alopecia among African American women. 1 – 4 It usually affects women in the second or third decade of life. 5 The classic clinical presentation is a round alopecic area on the vertex that progresses toward …

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Autosomal dominant inheritance of central centrifugal ...

Autosomal dominant inheritance of central centrifugal ...

BACKGROUND: Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is the commonest type of primary scarring alopecia in women of African descent. Little is currently known about the disease genetics....

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: retrospective ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: retrospective ...

Background: Few studies have investigated central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA). Thus, our understanding of CCCA is largely based on anecdotal evidence. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical characteristics and hair care practices in CCCA patients. Methods: We conducted a single-center retrospective chart review of patients with a …

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Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Dermatology ...

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Dermatology ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a disease characterized by permanent hair loss in the crown region of the scalp, inflammation, and scarring. It occurs almost exclusively in black women aged 30 to 55 years. It is estimated that CCCA may affect up to 15% of black women, but the precise number of individuals affected in the ...

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Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a unique form of scarring alopecia that clinically presents as patches of permanent hair loss on the vertex or crown of the scalp, and spreads centrifugally. This type of hair loss is associated with signs and symptoms of inflammation. It is a commo …

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is the most common scarring alopecia among African American women. Data about epidemiology, etiology, genetic inheritance, and management are scarce and come from individual reports or small series. CCCA has been associated with hot combing and traumat …

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - Health Jade

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - Health Jade

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia is a diagnostic category adopted by the North American Hair Research Society to encompass terms such as hot comb alopecia, follicular degeneration syndrome, pseudopelade in African Americans, and central elliptical pseudopelade in whites 1). Despite the many attempts to clarify and unify the terminology ...

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Scarring Alopecia - Medscape

Scarring Alopecia - Medscape

Feb 26, 2018 Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) CCCA is a diagnostic category adopted by the North American Hair Research Society to encompass terms such as hot comb alopecia, follicular...

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Scarring Alopecia Treatment Management - Medscape

Scarring Alopecia Treatment Management - Medscape

Feb 26, 2018 Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. No large randomized blinded controlled studies are available. Symptoms or histologic evidence of inflammation has been reported to improve with daily use of a potent topical corticosteroid and tetracycline.

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Scarring Alopecia Clinical Presentation - Medscape

Scarring Alopecia Clinical Presentation - Medscape

Feb 26, 2018 Signs of inflammation are not noted on physical examination. Although central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia classically is described to start on the crown and spread centrifugally, the discovery of cicatricial pattern hair loss as a possible alternate presentation indicates this is not the only course of progression.

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Scarring Alopecia Workup - Medscape

Scarring Alopecia Workup - Medscape

Feb 26, 2018 Thus, to distinguish these diagnoses, it has been suggested that central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia has this finding in otherwise normal hair follicles without otherwise showing lymphocytic inflammation or structural alteration. In vertical sections, thickened dermal elastic fibers in a hyalinized dermis have been reported.

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. - Medscape

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. - Medscape

It usually starts at the vertex or mid top of the scalp and gradually spreads centrifugally, hence, the unifying term of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. The clinical pattern is suggestive...

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - Whiting - 2008 ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - Whiting - 2008 ...

Jul 15, 2008 ABSTRACT: A progressive scarring alopecia of the central scalp is commonly seen in young to middle-aged females of African descent. It usually starts at the vertex or mid top of the scalp and gradually spreads centrifugally, hence, the unifying term of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.

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Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia - StatPearls ...

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia - StatPearls ...

Jul 20, 2021 Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a unique form of scarring alopecia that clinically presents as patches of permanent hair loss on the vertex or crown of the scalp, and spreads centrifugally.[1] This type of hair loss is associated with signs and symptoms of inflammation. It is a common condition that usually affects women of African descent, and it …

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - UpToDate

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia - UpToDate

Jun 28, 2021 INTRODUCTION. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a type of cicatricial (scarring) alopecia that presents as an area of permanent hair loss on the crown or vertex of the scalp that expands centrifugally (picture 1A-D).Clinical signs of inflammation (eg, inflamed papules, pustules, erythema, or scale) or symptoms (eg, scalp pain, tenderness, or …

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Primary Cicatricial Alopecia: Clinical Features ... - Medscape

Primary Cicatricial Alopecia: Clinical Features ... - Medscape

Mar 03, 2022 Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (discoid lupus erythematosus) Alopecia mucinosa Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans Neutrophilic Folliculitis ...

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Brocq Pseudopelade Differential Diagnoses - Medscape

Brocq Pseudopelade Differential Diagnoses - Medscape

Mar 10, 2017 Differential Diagnoses. Alopecia Areata. Aplasia Cutis Congenita. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. Discoid Lupus Erythematosus. Follicular degeneration syndrome. Lichen planopilaris. Morphea. Secondary syphilis.

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Medscape The British Journal of Dermatology - Content ...

Medscape The British Journal of Dermatology - Content ...

May 22, 2013 Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Severity Is Associated With Cowhage-Induced Itch Using thermosensory testing and experimental itch models, this study investigated the pathophysiology of itch and burning sensations in central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.

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MEDLINE Abstract - Medscape

MEDLINE Abstract - Medscape

OBJECTIVE: To investigate medical and environmental risk factors for central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), the most common type of scarring alopecia in African American women. DESIGN: A...

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New treatment options show promise for centrifugal ...

New treatment options show promise for centrifugal ...

Oct 02, 2020 New treatment options show promise for centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. Publish date: October 2, 2020. By. Ted Bosworth. FROM SOC 2020. For patients with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), several therapies showing benefit in case studies might reasonably be considered for those who have failed standard interventions, according ...

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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia called epidemic ...

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia called epidemic ...

Oct 03, 2019 NEW YORK – For unclear reasons, the prevalence of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), a progressive disease of permanent hair loss, is increasing dramatically among black women, creating an urgent need for early diagnosis and treatment, according to an expert who described this phenomenon at the Skin of Color Update 2019.

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MEDLINE Abstract - Medscape Drugs Diseases

MEDLINE Abstract - Medscape Drugs Diseases

pINTRODUCTION: Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a form of scarring alopecia primarily affecting women of African descent on the crown of the scalp.

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Health Care Barriers and Quality of Life in Central ...

Health Care Barriers and Quality of Life in Central ...

Practice Points. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) presents a unique set of challenges for both patients and providers. Lack of physician experience with black hair/CCCA and the potential impact of care on personal hairstyling practices are 2 barriers to care for many patients with this disease.

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Health Care Barriers and Quality of Life in Central ...

Health Care Barriers and Quality of Life in Central ...

The etiology of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), a clinical and histological pattern of hair loss on the central scalp, has been well studied. T. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is known for delayed presentation and treatment. Identifying care barriers may shorten delays to treatment and improve outcomes.

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Pathologic diagnosis of central centrifugal cicatricial ...

Pathologic diagnosis of central centrifugal cicatricial ...

The pathologic findings in Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA) have not been studied systematically in horizontal sections. Our objective was to establish the pathologic features, and their frequency in horizontal sections of scalp biopsies obtained from patients with clinically and histologically proven CCCA.

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