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What is the definition of Alopecia Totalis?
Alopecia totalis (AT) is a condition characterized by the complete loss of hair on the scalp. It is an advanced form of alopecia areata a condition that causes round patches of hair loss. Although the exact cause of AT is unknown, it is thought to be an autoimmune condition in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the hair follicles. Roughly 20% of affected people have a family member with alopecia, suggesting that genetic factors may contribute to the development of AT.
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What are the alternative names for Alopecia Totalis?
  • Alopecia totalis
  • Loss of all scalp hair
Who are the top Alopecia Totalis Local Doctors?
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Yale New Haven Health System

Yale Dermatology

1625 Straits Turnpike 
Middlebury, CT 6762

Brett King is a Dermatologist in Middlebury, Connecticut. Dr. King has been practicing medicine for over 17 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Alopecia Totalis. He is also highly rated in 17 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Alopecia Areata, Autosomal Recessive Hypotrichosis, Alopecia Totalis, and Alopecia Universalis. He is licensed to treat patients in Connecticut. Dr. King is currently accepting new patients.

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Dermatology

Yale New Haven Health System

Yale Dermatology Associates

425 Post Rd 
Fairfield, CT 6824

Brittany Craiglow is a Dermatologist in Fairfield, Connecticut. Dr. Craiglow has been practicing medicine for over 13 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Alopecia Totalis. She is also highly rated in 15 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Alopecia Universalis, Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis, and Autosomal Recessive Hypotrichosis. She is licensed to treat patients in Connecticut. Dr. Craiglow is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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Universidad De Alcalá

Dermatology Department, Trichology Unit, Ramón Y Cajal University Hospital 
Madrid, MD, ES 

Sergio Galvan-Vano is in Madrid, Spain. Galvan-Vano is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Alopecia Totalis. He is also highly rated in 29 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Female Pattern Baldness, Male Pattern Baldness, Autosomal Recessive Hypotrichosis, and Hirsutism in Women.

What are the latest Alopecia Totalis Clinical Trials?
The Efficacy of Combining 308 Nm-Excimer Light and Topical Steroid in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata
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A PHASE 2a, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY INVESTIGATING THE SAFETY OF RITLECITINIB (PF-06651600) IN ADULT PARTICIPANTS WITH ALOPECIA AREATA
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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Alopecia Totalis?
Topical bimatoprost in the treatment of eyelash loss in alopecia totalis and universalis: A prospective, open-label study.
Intramuscular Corticosteroid Therapy in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata: A Time-to-Event Analysis.
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Successful treatment of alopecia totalis with tofacitinib in a Danish patient.