Study of correlation between Clinical and Histopathological Diagnosis in patients with scalp lesions at a tertiary health center
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 6, Pages 2612-2622
AbstractBackground: In human beings, scalp is unique amongst skin areas to have five layers of soft tissue covering the cranium. Scalp lesions are the most neglected at early stage since they are not effectively seen. So visible scalp lesions and alopecia affect individual's self esteem and confidence. Scalp surface is susceptible to a variety of lesions clinically, attributing to trauma, infection, inflammation, abscess, allergic reaction, parasitic infestation or tumour. Scalp is among the most frequently involved site in generalized skin diseases like seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis. Only few articles regarding the histology of scalp lesions could be found in the literature. Also this type of study was not been done in this part of Maharashtra. So, the present study aims at Clinicopathological correlation of scalp lesions with the help of simplified, informative technique of scalp biopsy.
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