alopecia areata


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Related to alopecia areata: alopecia totalis, alopecia universalis
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Noun1.alopecia areata - patchy baldnessalopecia areata - patchy baldness      
alopecia - loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
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Concert is developing CTP-543, a deuterium-modified analog of ruxolitinib, a Janus Kinase inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate-to-severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks hair follicles, resulting in patchy or complete hair loss.
Gary Sherwood, communications director for NAAF, said that the meeting was the culmination of a 5-year effort, begun in 2012 when alopecia areata was named as one of 39 disease categories under consideration for such a meeting.
We have desired better therapies for alopecia areata, and there are some signs of exciting breakthroughs in the field.
Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease that presents as well-demarcated patches of nonscarring alopecia on the skin.
Chronic idiopathic urticaria, acne, alopecia areata, acanthosis nigricans, vitiligo, tinea corporis, acrochordons, psoriasis, lichen planus, chronic lichenified eczema, keratosis pilaris, palmoplantar keratoderma, PLE were the frequent associated conditions seen in thyroid disorders group.
We performed a prospective study of 20 patients with Alopecia Areata.
Alopecia areata mostly affects teenagers and young adults.
Illness, stress dieting can With alopecia areata, there are no completely effective treatments and many people use the 'watch and wait' technique.
A Filipino singer-songwriter battling alopecia areata, a hair disease, had the chance to meet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of the social networking site's 12th anniversary.
The exact cause of alopecia areata is still unknown, however, it is thought to be genetic and autoimmune in nature and is linked to stress and certain medical conditions.
Lucinda Ellery also offers a variety of restoration solutions for other forms of hair loss such as alopecia areata, post-therapy hair loss, frontal fibrosing alopecia, and alopecia totalis.
com)-- September is National Alopecia Areata Awareness Month