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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369403
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
..., histopathology, relevant blood tests) and management of male baldness, diffuse baldness and senescent alopecia. Introduction Male baldness is a genetically determined condition that is clearly an androgen-dependent trait [ 1 , 2 , 3 ]. Although in general, this condition is socially accepted as a natural...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369406
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... Abstract Alopecia areata (AA) is a common, non-scarring alopecia that usually presents as well-circumscribed patches of sudden hair loss and affects 0.1-0.2% of the population. The aetiology of AA is thought to be both genetic and autoimmune in nature. One hundred and thirty-nine single...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131749
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract The pathogenesis of organ specific, cell mediated autoimmune alopecia areata (AA)has substantially progressed in the last decade. These advances are partly based uponadvances in immunology and genetics, improved technological methodology in RNA, DNA,proteomics, and computer analyses...
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Published: 12 February 1969
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-04379-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-04379-2
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369407
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... Abstract Scarring alopecia or cicatricial alopecia results from follicular damage that is sufficient to cause the destruction and replacement of pilosebaceous structures by scar tissue. Primary scarring alopecias represent a group of disorders that primarily affect the hair follicles...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369408
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... obscure for many years. The underlying genes for many of the monogenic hair diseases are now known. Additionally, complex analyses of large cohorts of patients have given us the first clues to the genes associated with polygenic hair disorders, such as androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. Thanks...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02775-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369409
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... Abstract In this chapter, we will discuss the most common alopecias due to drugs and other skin and systemic disorders. The following hair disorders will be analyzed: telogen effluvium (acute and chronic); anagen effluvium; folliculotropic mycosis fungoides; and folliculitis due to bacteria...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
...References References 1. Safavi K: Prevalence of alopecia areata in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Dermatol 1992;128:702. 2. Safavi KH, Muller SA, Suman VJ, Moshell AN, Melton LJ 3rd: Incidence of alopecia areata in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1975 through...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369398
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
.... Family History It is important to ask the patient whether someone else in her/his family suffers from hair problems. A positive family history is typical of male and female pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) and is often found in alopecia areata [ 1 ], where it is considered a negative...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... 2013;30:674-682. 8. Safavi K: Prevalence of alopecia areata in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Dermatol 1992;128:702. 9. Crowder JA, Frieden IJ, Price VH: Alopecia areata in infants and newborns. Pediatr Dermatol 2002;19:155-158. 10. Martinez-Mir A, Zlotogorski...