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Causes and Treatment of Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata, also known as spot baldness or patch baldness, is a type of hair loss characteristic for its patchy form. Although it usually affects scalp hair, it can also cause a loss of other body hair, e.g. beard. It is the second most common type of baldness, affecting about 2% of the population – men, women as well as children. The hair sometimes grows back and may or may not fall out again or […]