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Caring for a child with alopecia areata

Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology

PDF download: Alopecia areata
Handout includes:

  • What Is alopecia areata?

  • What are the different types of alopecia?

  • What causes alopecia areata?

  • How is the diagnoses of alopecia made?

  • What can I expect from treatment of alopecia areata?

  • How can I help support my child with alopecia areata?

  • What other resources are there for families?

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This content was created in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child with a dermatologic condition, the American Academy of Dermatology, in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, offers a wealth of resources.

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