Alopecia Areata

  • M. Möhrenschlager
  • L. B. Weigl


The incidence of alopecia areata is about 17/100,000. Most patients are children and young adults; both sexes are affected equally. Occasional familial cases have been described. There is an association with atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, and thyroid disease.


Atopic Dermatitis Contact Dermatitis Topical Corticosteroid Hair Loss Allergic Contact Dermatitis 
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  • M. Möhrenschlager
  • L. B. Weigl

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