Assessment of Vitamin D Level in Patients of Alopecia Areata

@inproceedings{Attwa2016AssessmentOV,
  title={Assessment of Vitamin D Level in Patients of Alopecia Areata},
  author={Enayat Mohamed Attwa and A. Kandil and Waleed Elbalaat and Athar M. Samy},
  year={2016}
}
It was said that the development of hair follicle depends on the Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) expression which correlates with increased differentiation of the follicle keratinocytes [7]. The increased incidence of AA let us to search more for possible etiological factors. The relation between vitamin D deficiency and AA was mentioned recently in previous literature, so we try to confirm these results and see if there is possible relation between vitamin D deficiency and the pattern of AA. 

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