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Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia

The central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) mainly affects women with frizzy hair such as African-American. This type of alopecia begins in the most covered area of the scalp or on the top of the head, then spreads on the sides of the scalp. The main causes of this type of alopecia are hair straightening treatments with chemicals and hot comb. The most important symptoms of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia are scarring, severe pain on the scalp and abnormal hair loss.

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