Alopecia Areata

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

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.

Guidance

Acceptable but inform TC at CT/workup.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Spot Baldness

Pattern baldness

Androgenic alopecia

Alopecia areata

Alopecia mucinosa

Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

18th July 2012