alopecia areata


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Related to alopecia areata: alopecia totalis, alopecia universalis
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patchy baldness

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Cynthia Bailey, a California dermatologist, commonly treats patients with alopecia areata.
About Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin condition that affects people of both sexes at any age including childhood.
Table 37: Alopecia Areata Therapeutics Market, Global, Annual Cost of Therapy ($), 2002-2009 53
Alopecia areata is considered to be autoimmune, meaning that the body shuts down its own hair follicle function.
Hair loss can also be due to alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition in which hair also usually grows back.
She got her first alopecia bald spot, about twice the size of a 50p, on her head so I took her to the doctor's and they diagnosed alopecia areata," says Candida.
She developed alopecia areata (which causes patchy baldness) at school and has been living with hair-loss ever since.
Joanna developed alopecia areata (which causes patchy baldness) during her schooldays and, following brief stints of re-growth, has been living with hair-loss ever since.
Other skin diseases such as Alopecia Areata could take long as well," he said.
com)-- September is National Alopecia Areata Awareness Month
What you're describing (if you haven't been super-gluing on false eyelashes or using hard-to-remove mascara) could be an autoimmune condition of the hair follicles called alopecia areata.
We still need to do more testing to establish that ruxolitinib should be used in alopecia areata, but this is exciting news for patients and their physicians," Clynes said.
gov, which lists more than 500 studies of botulinum toxin, the drug is under investigation for a wide variety of medical conditions, including chronic migraine (already Food and Drug Administration approved), alopecia areata, cervical dystonia, ankle osteoarthritis, posterior hip cheek enlargement, keratoconus, psoriasis, vaginismus, restless legs syndrome, tennis elbow, vulvodynia, bruxism, hyperactive esophagus, and depression.
The Alopecia Areata Club is believed to be the first of its kind in the Gulf and is gaining popularity among Bahraini and expatriate families.
Background and Design: In this study, our aim was to determine clinical and demographical characteristics of patients with alopecia areata in our region.