Which clinical conditions are associated with alopecia areata?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Associated conditions may include the following:

  • Atopic dermatitis

  • Vitiligo

  • Thyroid disease

  • Collagen-vascular diseases

  • Down syndrome

  • Psychiatric disorders - Anxiety, personality disorders, depression, and paranoid disorders

  • Stressful life events in the 6 months before onset


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