alopecia

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Related to alopecia totalis: alopecia universalis
  • noun

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loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers

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Some people with alopecia areata go on to develop a more severe form of hair loss such as alopecia totalis (no scalp hair) or alopecia universalis (no hair on the scalp and body).
By December of 1997 Bradley was noted to be suffering from a total loss of hair from his body, alopecia totalis.
The first episode follows a woman who has a condition called alopecia totalis, which has caused her to lose all her hair.
In many instances, the bald patches can progress to a more extreme, yet rare, form of the disease, alopecia totalis which is total scalp hair loss or alopecia universalis, resulting in the total loss of all body hair.
Alopecia manifests itself in varying degrees - from Alopecia Areata (patchy hair loss) and Alopecia Totalis (total hair loss on the scalp) to Alopecia Universalis (complete loss of body hair).
To outsiders she looks like any other eleven-year-old girl but Tianna, from Linthorpe, has suffered with alopecia totalis since she was eight - a condition which has left her completely bald.