alopecia

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

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Patients with AA improved more than those with alopecia totalis or universalis.
For patients with alopecia totalis or universalis, the duration of the current episode was a median 1.
The second group of patients will have few patches of hair loss initially, but may progresses to alopecia totalis or universalis.
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).
The prevalence of nail changes is greater in the more severe forms of alopecia areata such as alopecia universalis and alopecia totalis Finger nails are more commonly involved than the toe nails.
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.
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.
In most patients, the lesions evolve from the reepithelization with atrophic or hypertrophic scarring sequelae and alopecia totalis, in a range of days or months.
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.
Long-term results of topical immunotherapy in children with alopecia totalis or alopecia universalis.
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.