Inflammatory Alopecia: A Hidden Cause of an Announced Surgical Failure. The Importance of Koebner Phenomenon in Trichology
Autografts of autologous hair is now an established practice for the treatment of people suffering from male and female Androgenetic Alopecia with an inadequate response to medical therapies or with no wish of getting any treatment at all.
This is a short commentary to stimulate the attention of specialists who, during their professional activity, have undoubtedly noticed the existence of patients with poor results or even worsening of their clinical situation after surgical treatment. This would happen in 5% or even more of the cases followed in a long follow up, according to a short informal survey I conducted among well-known Italian colleagues experts in Hair transplantion. Surely these data should be definitely deepened.