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August 1974

Alopecia Mucinosa With Neurofollicular Changes

Author Affiliations

Medford, Ore

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(2):243-244. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630080045011

This is the first report, to my knowledge, of physiologic verification of neural alteration in patches of alopecia mucinosa. The patient had a loss of the triple response of Lewis, loss of histamine flare, and loss of sweat response to methacholine chloride in the areas of alopecia mucinosa.

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