Alopecia Areata

Known as: Circumscribed alopecia, areata alopecia, Alopecia Areata [Disease/Finding] 
Loss of scalp and body hair involving microscopically inflammatory patchy areas.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Disability secondary to skin conditions is substantial worldwide. The Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 includes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Alopecia areata (AA) is a common autoimmune disease resulting from damage of the hair follicle by T cells. The immune pathways… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
This is an updated guideline prepared for the British Association of Dermatologists’ (BAD) Clinical Standards Unit, made up of… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Alopecia areata (AA) is among the most highly prevalent human autoimmune diseases, leading to disfiguring hair loss due to the… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Alopecia areata is a disorder in which there is loss of hair causing patches of baldness but with no scarring of the… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Alopecia areata (AA) is a nonscarring, autoimmune, inflammatory, hair loss on the scalp, and/or body. Etiology and pathogenesis… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The prognosis of alopecia areata (AA) is difficult to predict. Few studies report long-term follow-up of AA patients… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Alopecia areata (AA) is a nonscarring hair loss condition. Among the many factors under investigation in the pathogenesis of AA… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
We examined the prevalence of depression (measured by the Carroll Rating Scale for Depression, CRSD), wishes to be dead and acute… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies of alopecia areata (AA) are available from USA, Japan and European countries, but there is a… (More)
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