Discoid lupus, which causes rashes and scarring can also cause hair loss. Discoid lupus may effect the hair follicles, and hair loss may be permanent.
Seal is a Grammy Award winning vocalist and songwriter who has permanent scarring and hair loss due to childhood discoid lupus.
PHOTOS: A picture is worth a thousand words. Here are some photos of hair loss due to lupus:
Discoid Lupus with Scarring Alopecia
Discoid Lupus Scalp and Back
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Diffuse Alopecia
Discoid Lupus Scalp and Face
SKIN: HAIR LOSS (Alopecia) Secondary Lupus Erythematosis
SKIN: Discoid Lupus, Scalp
Lupus Foundation of America
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