Pseudopelade of Brocq

    This 33 year old male patient presented with this scarring alopecia fir 6 months.It is totally asymptomatic (in lichen planopilaris it is itchy) and clinically there are no scales or redness.The typical foot print on the snow is seen.

    TWO 3 mm punch biopsies were done from a centre of the scar and from an adjacent area of the normal hair follicles(supposed to be active).There was no difference histopathologically and the biopsy of the perinormal skin did not show any inflammation.Inflammation is usually absent in both old and newly formed scarred lesions in pseudopelade of Brocq.