Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis
Shared immune characteristics of alopecia totalis and atopic dermatitis might explain the hair regrowth in a patient with alopecia totalis being treated with dupilumab for persistent eczema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about alopecia totalis
A look at alopecia totalis, a condition resulting in the loss of all the hair on the scalp. Included is detail on causes and the recovery rate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Is Telogen Effluvium?
Discussion Hair is an epidermal appendage. It has a regular cycle of phases where hair grows (anagen), rests (telogen) and has a transition phase (catagen) in between. Normal hair loss is ~50-100 hairs lost/day on the scalp. Normal hair grows about 2.5 mm/week. The history should include details about general health, health stressors especially in last 4-6 months including fevers, surgeries, new medication and life events are important. Review of systems for possible anemia, diabetes, and hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases should be obtained including fatigue, constipation, weight changes, night sweats, eye, mus...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer embraces going bald after her hair fell out
Sian Pennant-Jones, 18, from Portishead, north Somerset, was diagnosed with alopecia totalis and feared she would have to give up her dream career as a dancer, but now loves changing her hair colour to suit her mood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news