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Alopecia areata

August 16, 2016
Comprehensive information about alopecia areata, including its cause and treatment options. ... Home Public and patients Diseases and treatments Hair and scalp problems Alopecia areata ... Overview   ... Alopecia areata: This disease causes hair loss and often occurs in otherwise healthy

Psoriatic alopecia and sebaceous glands: An unfinished symphony

March 2, 2019
Every so often, patients with psoriasis would ask me about their hair loss, and I assumed that it was mechanical in nature, probably due to breakage of hair getting tangled in scales, and traumatized by pruritus. ... patients, alopecia was a presenting feature in 48% of cases. The most common follicular-related changes... Psoriasis and alopecia after initiation of TNFi. A, Diffuse erythematous pustules on the upper back

Attending the masquerade ball with CTCL and alopecia areata

February 19, 2019
It comes as no surprise to dermatologists that cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) is associated with alopecia, especially in patients with follicular mucinosis (alopecia mucinosa), but how often does CTCL masquerade as alopecia areata? ... to argue with that conclusion, however, alopecia areata (AA) is an extraordinarily common problem. I... with generalized erythroderma and SS. Alopecia areata–like hair loss on the scalp was the most common

New treatment option shows promise for skin and hair conditions

March 3, 2017
Home Media News releases ... News 03 March 2017 ... ORLANDO, Fla. (March 3, 2017) —" Alopecia... the immune response that fuels alopecia areata, which can cause patchy or total hair loss; atopic

Hair and scalp problems

November 9, 2018
Information about alopecia areata, dandruff, hair loss, and scalp psoriasis. ... articles 10 reasons your scalp itches and how to get relief Alopecia areata Alopecia areata: Overview Alopecia areata: Symptoms Alopecia areata: Causes Alopecia areata: Treatment Alopecia areata: Tips

Adjusting the screen door: Developing a rational approach to assessing for thyroid disease in patients with alopecia areata

February 27, 2019
Since my residency, I have been perplexed about how to screen patients with alopecia areata (or vitiligo) for thyroid disease. What tests should (or should not) be ordered? Which patients should be tested? When? I have not been alone in my state of confusion. ... Loss of the sideburns and marked frontal-temporal scarring alopecia with lonely hairs. ... Credit: ... JAAD Since my residency, I have been perplexed about how to screen patients with alopecia areata

Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp must no longer be dermatology’s secret

February 18, 2019
As dermatologists, we get used to discussing disorders that are foreign to other physicians. A typical story would be someone with classic notalgia paresthetica whose primary care physician does not believe that cervical arthritis is responsible for the maddening scapular pruritus. —œMy doctor never heard of such a thing!— patients will exclaim. My response is —" —œHave your doctor look it up!— ... with alopecia and/or multiple actinic keratoses (AKs). It is often triggered by local trauma... and compared them with the reports in the literature. The mean age was 59.4 years. Androgenetic alopecia

Can you cut your alopecia biopsy needs in half?

April 1, 2011
Physician Editor Abby Van Voorhees, discusses a biopsy technique for alopecia with John Seykora, MD, PhD. ... of alopecia biopsies." ... Dr. Van Voorhees : Why is there debate about the optimal means for microscopic analysis of alopecia? ... Dr. Seykora : Non-scarring alopecias like androgenic and telogen effluvium

Hidden in plain sight: Satoyoshi syndrome

February 13, 2019
I was inspired by the conclusion of a report detailing an 11 year-old boy from India diagnosed Satoyoshi syndrome: "We present this case to emphasize the importance of recognizing Satoyoshi syndrome, which could go unnoticed if not suspected." ... post discussed when to screen patients with alopecia areata for autoimmune thyroid disease (&ldquo... with Alopecia Areata”, January 11, 2018), it should be remembered that there are other

Stats and facts

February 21, 2019
Alopecia areata and mental health ... Alopecia areata patients are more likely than other individuals to have mental health conditions, including anxiety and mood disorders. ... Download Alopecia areata

Hair loss

August 16, 2016
Comprehensive information about hair loss, including its cause and treatment options. ... also called  androgenetic alopecia): This is the most common cause of hair loss. It affects men... loss can often be successfully treated. ... Hair loss: Overview Also called alopecia (al-o-PEE-shah

Dermatologists can help women win the fight against common forms of hair loss

November 17, 2015
director of dermatology residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., discussed common...-Pattern Hair Loss: Highly Common, Highly Treatable The most common form of hair loss in women is female

Annual Meeting On-Demand Recordings

April 1, 2019
An Evidence-based Approach to Nails: Expert Management of Common Problems ... Application of the Genetic... at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. U004      Approach to Treating Common Hair Conditions

The itchy scalp

December 1, 2017
A patient's itchy scalp can potentially have dermatologic causes: seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and neuropathic itch. Learn how to tell the difference. ... Scarring alopecias: Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) — a common form of alopecia... department at the Cleveland Clinic. "Men get it a little more often than women do and it’s very common

Caring for a child with a dermatologic condition

October 20, 2018
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. ... loss Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology ... PDF download:   ... Alopecia areata... Dermatology ... PDF download :   ... Acne   (short version) ... Translations :   ... French  |   ... Spanish
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