Anatomía microscópica del folículo piloso


  • Rodrigo Restrepo

Palabras clave:

histología del folículo piloso, cuero cabelludo, biopsia, alopecia


En este artículo revisaremos los aspectos más relevantes de la histología del folículo piloso que sean particularmente útiles para el dermatopatólogo que se enfrenta rutinariamente con el diagnóstico de las alopecias cicatriciales y no cicatriciales. Se hace énfasis en los criterios histológicos y aspectos prácticos más importantes.

Biografía del autor/a

Rodrigo Restrepo

Programa de Especialización en Dermatopatología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad CES; instructor asociado de Dermatopatología, Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia.

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Restrepo R. Anatomía microscópica del folículo piloso. rev. asoc. colomb. dermatol. cir. dematol. [Internet]. 26 de febrero de 2019 [citado 14 de julio de 2024];18(3):123-38. Disponible en:


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Restrepo R. Anatomía microscópica del folículo piloso. rev. asoc. colomb. dermatol. cir. dematol. [Internet]. 26 de febrero de 2019 [citado 14 de julio de 2024];18(3):123-38. Disponible en:



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