When does spontaneous regrowth occur in patients with alopecia areata?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Episodes of localized (< 50% involvement) patchy alopecia areata usually are self-limited; spontaneous regrowth occurs in most patients within a few months, with or without treatment.


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