Also known as cicatricial alopecia, is hair loss that can occure as a result of complications from another condition. In this type of alopecia the hair follicle is completely destroyed. Conditions that can cause scarring alopecia are:
- Growth disorders and inherited diseases (epidermal nevi-darier disease)etc
- Damages from natural causes ( mechanical trauma-burns ) etc
- Infections microbial or viral
- Various other skin diseases of unknown etiology.