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noun as in male pattern baldness


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It was, however, a cruel thing to say about someone who has publicly been struggling with alopecia for several years.

From Time

Research is currently underway to treat alopecia, battlefield wounds, and a painful condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa.

It can be confused with the most common form of alopecia, androgenic alopecia or pattern hair loss, says Lynne Napatalung, a dermatologist at Pfizer.

From Ozy

Though it affects both women and men, androgenic alopecia is often perceived as a predominantly male issue, and ads for male pattern baldness products are ubiquitous, says Napatalung.

From Ozy

Unlike many of her peers, though, Alex has alopecia, and she pairs her trendy streetwear with her naturally bald head.

From Vox

Researchers have found that a drug approved for rheumatoid arthritis helped a patient suffering from alopecia halt his hair loss.

It signaled the arrival of an autoimmune disease called alopecia areata.

Alopecia areata and morphœa have been observed associated with it.

I was handed along all the way from alopecia, which used to be called baldness, to zoster, which used to be known as shingles.

Alopecia areata is characterized by the development of round patches more or less completely denuded of hair.

By alopecia is meant loss of hair, either partial or complete.

Alopecia areata, on the other hand, affects both sexes with equal frequency, but affects them at different ages.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alopecia, such as: baldness, hair loss, male pattern hair loss, and mpb.

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