Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at VT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Donor and Recipient
Explanation of Condition
Hair loss. There are many causes, such as hereditary hair loss or related to sex hormones (particularly testosterone).
Another form of alopecia is alopecia areata, a condition causing patchy hair loss that may be autoimmune in origin.
If Alopecia Areata - Acceptable for BM and consider PBSC on a case-by-case basis and following discussion with donor regarding possibility of exacerbation. Inform TC at VT/workup if donor has alopecia areata.
If other non-autoimmune causes acceptable for BM and PBSC
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 4
Date of Last Update
7 September 2016