Derm Net NZ Medical Editor: Dr Delwyn Dyall-Smith, Dermatologist, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia. However, following an identical dose of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, tissue levels of chloroquine are 2.5 times those of hydroxychloroquine. Derm Net NZ Editor in Chief: Adjunct Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand. Hydroxychloroquine is preferred due to its safer profile. Lichen planopilaris plaquenil Plaquenil mechanism of action Coined as “CCCA” by North American Hair Research Society2 Likely multi‐factorial Genetics Curly nature of follicle Hair grooming practices Traction‐sew‐in weaves, braids Chemicals 4 Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia CCCA ‐Most common cause in AAF 1 Sperling LC et al. Jan 03, 2020 One PLAQUENIL tablet contains 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, which is equivalent to 155 mg base. Take PLAQUENIL with a meal or a glass of milk. Dec 10, 2013 Lichen planopilaris is the most common cause of cicatricial alopecia and accounts for at least 10% of cases. 6 Lichen planopilaris is a clinical variant of lichen planus; both conditions can occur simultaneously. Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a variant of lichen planopilaris. Hydroxychloroquine is considered safer than chloroquine during pregnancy and lactation. If there is a of hydroxychloroquine, although studies have not usually confirmed this clinical impression. Plaquenil for ccca The Causes of Hair Loss When You Have Lupus, Plaquenil Dosage Guide - Plaquenil patient information leafletStopping plaquenil for raCan i take pepto bismol with plaquenilPlaquenil and cns lymphoma Cicatricial Alopecia Scarring Alopecia Causes, Symptoms, Treatment. By Paul Taylor. Cicatricial alopecia scarring alopecia is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system attacks its own hair follicles. Cicatricial Alopecia - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment. Primary cicatricial alopecia diagnosis and treatment. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia DermNet NZ. Aug 17, 2016 Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia CCCA is the most common scarring alopecia among African American women. Data about epidemiology, etiology, genetic inheritance, and management are scarce and come from individual reports or small series. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia CCCA is a very common cause of alopecia or hair loss in black women. Hair loss from CCCA occurs primarily in the central crown part of the scalp. The hair loss radiates outward in a centrifugal or circular pattern and is usually gradual although some people experience a rapid progression of the hair loss. Cicatricial scarring alopecia hair loss is the term used for a group of disorders that cause permanent hair loss. During the active, evolving stage of hair loss, patches of alopecia commonly appear red and inflamed at the base of the hair shaft.