Alopecia Areata

A microscopically inflammatory, usually reversible, patchy hair loss occurring in sharply defined areas and usually involving the beard or scalp. (Dorland, 27th ed)


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<b>Alopecia areata</b>.
Alopecia areata.

<b>Alopecia areata</b>: This disease
Alopecia areata: This disease

<b>Alopecia areata</b> (AA) is the
Alopecia areata (AA) is the

File:<b>Alopecia areata</b> bald
File:Alopecia areata bald

<b>Alopecia Areata</b> Monolocularis
Alopecia Areata Monolocularis

<b>Alopecia areata</b> – before
Alopecia areata – before

<b>Alopecia Areata</b>
Alopecia Areata

Picture of <b>Alopecia Areata</b>
Picture of Alopecia Areata

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Comments on "Alopecia Areata"

  • I am 15 years old and i wa sdiagnosed with alopecia areata at the age of 13. i have diabetes, thyroid disease, alopecia, a lazy stomach and a bunch of allergies and they think ima anemic.. i get steriod shots for my alopecia which does leave a dent im my h...  (+)

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