Linear alopecia mucinosa along Blaschko lines

A. Tosti, P. A. Fanti, A. Peserico, C. Varotti

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We present a case of linear reversible non-inflammatory alopecia mucinosa in a 25-year-old Nigerian patient. The patient exhibited an arciform bald patch on the scalp and follicular mucinosis in both lesions. The possible relationships between the unusual linear arrangement of alopecia mucinosa along Blaschko's lines and lichen striatus are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalActa dermato-venereologica
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes



  • Follicular mucinosis
  • Lichen striatus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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Tosti, A., Fanti, P. A., Peserico, A., & Varotti, C. (1992). Linear alopecia mucinosa along Blaschko lines. Acta dermato-venereologica, 72(2), 155-156.