What are the risk factors for alopecia areata?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Answer

No known risk factors exist for alopecia areata, except a positive family history.


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