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Image Number 4735 (Alopecia areata)

Hair loss diffuse

Diagnosis: Alopecia areata

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 14


Description: Hair regrowth.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A teenager girl presented with alopecia totalis of one year duration with failure of many trials of topical therapeutic agents. She has been treated with monthly sessions of intralesional corticsteroids 5 mg/ ml. Hair regrowth started after first session and about 60-70 % of hair resumed after 3 sessions. However resumed hairs were of two colors black and gray.       

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