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Frontal fibrosing alopecia in men - an association with facial moisturisers and sunscreens.

Debroy-Kidambi, A and Dobson, K and Holmes, S and Carauna, D and Del Marmol, V and Vujovic, A and Kaur, M and Takwale, A and Farrant, P and Champagne, C and Harries, M and Messenger, A G (2017) Frontal fibrosing alopecia in men - an association with facial moisturisers and sunscreens. The British journal of dermatology. ISSN 1365-2133. This article is available to all HEFT staff and students via ASK HEFT Discovery tool www.heftlibrary.nhs.uk using their HEFT Athens Login.

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Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bjd.153...

Abstract

Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) was first described by Kossard in 1994 in 6 postmenopausal women.(1) FFA remained rare during the 1990s but in the last 10-15 years it has become increasingly common, a phenomenon observed worldwide. The recent onset and apparent rising incidence of FFA suggest involvement of an environmental factor(s) in the aetiology. We previously reported a questionnaire study in women with FFA that asked about a wide range of medical, social and environmental exposures. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available to all HEFT staff and students via ASK HEFT Discovery tool www.heftlibrary.nhs.uk using their HEFT Athens Login.
Subjects: WR Skin. Dermatology
Divisions: Ambulatory Care > Dermatology
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Depositing User: Mrs Yolande Brookes
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 11:18
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2017 11:18
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/1137

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