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[Gr. alōpekia, fox mange] Absence or loss of hair, esp. of the head.
ETIOLOGY Alopecia may result from serious illness, drugs, endocrine disorders, dermatitis, hereditary factors, radiation, or physiological changes during aging.
TREATMENT Treatments include drugs, such as minoxidil or finasteride; surgeries, such as hair transplantation; or prostheses (wigs).
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Alopecia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733367/all/alopecia.
Alopecia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733367/all/alopecia. Accessed February 22, 2020.
Alopecia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733367/all/alopecia
Alopecia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 February 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733367/all/alopecia.
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