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April 1941

LICHEN PLANUS ET ACUMINATUS ATROPHICANS (FELDMAN): FOLLICULITIS DECALVANS ET LICHEN SPINULOSUS (LITTLE)

Author Affiliations

BALTIMORE; WASHINGTON, D. C.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(4):628-635. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490220024003
Abstract

In 19221 and 19362 Feldman presented detailed discussions of the subject of folliculitis decalvans et lichen spinulosus of Graham Little. According to Feldman, numerous investigators have studied this interesting disease and have reported it or closely similar conditions under the following titles: folliculitis decalvans et atrophicans (Little),3folliculite destructive des régions velues (Quinquand), folliculitis decalvans et lichen spinulosus (Ormsby,4 Senear,5 Graham Little6 and others), lichen spinulosus et folliculitis atrophica sycosiformis capillitii (Zurhelle and Beijerinch), lichen albus (von Zumbusch), dermatitis lichenoides chronica atrophicans (Csillag), lichen planus sclerosus et atrophicus (Hallopeau), lichen plan atrophique (Hallopeau), lichen plan sclereaux keloidiformis (Pawlow), lichen planus morphoeicus (Crocker), lichen planus seu spinulosus (Crocker, and Adamson7), folliculitis decalvans et atrophicans (McCarthy8), keratosis follicularis decalvans (McCafferty9) and lichen planopilaris of Pringle (Fruchtbaum10).

A review of the literature and the presentation of our cases support Feldman's contention that Graham

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