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Alopecia Totalis

Alopecia Totalis: Introduction

Alopecia Totalis: An autoimmune disorder where there is a total loss of all head hair i.e. complete baldness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alopecia Totalis is available below.

Symptoms of Alopecia Totalis

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Causes of Alopecia Totalis

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Disease Topics Related To Alopecia Totalis

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Misdiagnosis and Alopecia Totalis

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair...read more »

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Alopecia Totalis

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Definitions of Alopecia Totalis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Alopecia Totalis as a "rare disease".
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