Diseases of the Skin Appendages. Adam Wray, D.O. September 13, 2005. Non-scarring alopecias. Alopecia areata. Characterized by rapid and complete loss of hair in one or more often several round or oval patches
Adam Wray, D.O.
September 13, 2005
May be assoc with depression or anxiety
TX – psychotherapy, behavioral therapy or an appropriate psychopharmacologic medication
With polarized microscopy the hair shows alternating bright and dark regionsTrichothiodystrophy
No increased fragility
No assoc cutaneous or systemic diseases