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

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Alopecia universalis (AU) is generally considered a variant of AA in which there is a complete loss of scalp and body hair.
Severe cases of alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, alopecia universalis as well as rapidly progressive alopecia areata respond poorly to this form of treatment (25).
30) E1-Shanti et al found a new syndrome in 5 patients from two separate families who had laryngomalacia, XY gonadal dysgenesis, and alopecia universalis congenita.
Alopecia areata is part of a spectrum of diseases with mild to extensive hair loss (Figure 2), including alopecia totalis, in which all the hair on the scalp is lost, and alopecia universalis (Figure 3), in which all the hair on the body is lost.
colleagues teamed up with scientists in Pakistan to study a family whose members frequently have alopecia universalis, a rare condition that results in no scalp or body hair growth after birth.
Similarly, patients with active or history of malignancy, severe anemia, platelet disorders, bleeding and clotting disorders,pregnancy or breast feeding women,known patients of hepatitis B, C and HIV,alopecia totalis or alopecia universalis and those having tendency of poor wound healing and keloid were also excluded.
In this study, no patient presented with alopecia universalis or with sisaipho pattern.
Wigs today are so good if they're fitted well, they can feel like second skin Wigs today are so good if they're fitted well, they can feel like second skin JO-ANNE JACKSON JO-ANNE JACKSON JO-ANNE, 19, has suffered from alopecia universalis since she was three-and-a-half but only started wearing a wig every day a year ago.
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 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).
There are three kinds of alopecia - alopecia areata, which causes hair to fall out in small clumps; alopecia totalis, which causes the loss of most or all of the hair on the head, and alopecia universalis, in which all body hair, including eyebrows, eye lashes, facial and body hair, falls out