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Alopecia is a challenging topic even for the experienced Skin Pathologist. To address this Dr. Lynne Goldberg has complied a series of cases covering scarring and non scarring alopecia. There are useful tips in the commentary section which will aid you in making the correct diagnosis.

About the Author

Dr. Lynne Goldberg

Lynne Goldberg, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA.

After graduating from Downstate School of Medicine in New York, Dr. Goldberg trained in Internal Medicine at New York University and in Dermatology at the Albert Einstein College of edicine before moving to Boston to join the Dermatopathology Section at Boston University (BU), first as a dermatopathology fellow, and then as a faculty member. She is currently a Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at BU, where she splits her time between the practices of dermatopathology and clinical dermatology.

Dr. Goldberg is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Dermatopathology. She is an avid lecturer, and has presented at numerous local, national and international meetings. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. At BU, she participates in the training of residents in dermatology, dermatopathology fellows, and international trainees, and has been recognized on two occasions with an award for Teacher of the Year for her efforts. Her academic interest is hair disorders; she participates in clinical research and directs the Hair Clinic at Boston Medical Center.

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