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In this section we have spot diagnoses posted on a daily basis since June 2010, now over 1700! You can review the archived cases and read the suggested diagnoses by users and the final comment by Dr Uma Sundram, the Editor-in-Chief and main spot diagnosis host. Case are uploaded each week day by 10 a.m. UK time with the correct diagnosis will generally be posted at 8 p.m. UK time. Why not view the most recent spot diagnosis and proffer a diagnosis?

Case Number : Case 1374 - 29 September Posted By: Guest

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58 year old African American female with history of lupus and several months to year history of hair loss at crown. Biopsy of scalp.

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Arti Bakshi

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Agree. The is clear evidence of premature desquamation of inner root sheath in the 2nd and 3rd image. Eccentric atrophy, concentric fibroblasis and polytrichia complete the picture Of CCCA. (With the typical clinical presentation as well).

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Yes, typical pathology and clinical ..

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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Agreed. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.

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