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By PC Luis Quiroz Ravines
Areta alopecia in children is unusual. In infants, dermatology consultations represent 2% to 5%, although there is no known cause of alopecia, which is defined as hair loss of any origin and etiology, it is believed that its origin is multifunctional, involving genetic predisposition and immune deficiency.
Also may be due to protein malnutrition, especially in the phase of growth of the hair follicle, or states of hyperthyroidism, anemia and in some cases to consequences of chemotherapy.
By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines
Alopecia areata in women? -When Dr. Angela Christiano, a dermatologist and geneticist at Columbia University Medical Center, found that she suffered from alopecia areata, really panicked. She was only 34 years old, and already facing an aesthetic problem, which most often affects men and women all desperately trying to avoid
During her academic training, she never spoke of female baldness and when she began researching found to be a growing problem without a definitive solution.
Alopecia has mainly psychological effects, especially in women, because it undermines the image … Read the rest