alopecia

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

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By mode of alopecia type, the global market for alopecia drugs has been segmented into alopecia totalis, alopecia areata, and alopecia universalis.
The patient with alopecia totalis was administered OMP, the patient with alopecia universalis received OMP with PUVA, while all others were treated with intralesional injections of triamcinolone acetonide (5 mg/ml) or topical therapy.
Gail, 44, developed alopecia totalis in 2005, and lost her hair.
Rarely, alopecia areata can progress to what is known as alopecia totalis -- where all the hair on the scalp, and sometimes also the eyebrows and eyelashes -- is lost.
Statistically significant difference was found between the copper content of serum in AA and alopecia universalis patients and also between the copper content of serum in AA plus alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis patients [3].
Some people with alopecia areata go on to develop a more severe form of hair loss, such as alopecia totalis (no scalp hair) Smiling through ...
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).
Both the sexes are equally affected and there is no racial variation reported Clinically, alopecia areata may present as a single well demarcated patch of hair loss, multiple patches, or extensive hair loss in the form of total loss of scalp hair (alopecia totalis) or loss of entire scalp and body hair (alopecia universalis).
A health condition called alopecia areata in which hair is lost from some or all areas of the body, usually from the scalp.1,2 If untreated, or if the disease does not respond to treatment, complete baldness can result in the affected area, known as alopecia totalis. There are many reasons as to what could cause alopecia to occur: such as chemical breakage from overuse, frequent use of chemical relaxers, or chronic exposure to traction on the hair such as Traction alopecia, etc.
On the other hand, a British family-based sample study demonstrated that the IL-1RN*2 allele was not associated with alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis.
By December of 1997 Bradley was noted to be suffering from a total loss of hair from his body, alopecia totalis.
The genetic basis of alopecia areata: HLA associations with patchy alopecia areata versus alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis.