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Folliculitis; Hair loss 

 

Folliculitis, is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. The condition may occur anywhere on the skin.

Alopecia areata is considered an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system, which is designed to protect the body from foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria, mistakenly attacks the hair follicles, the tiny cup-shaped structures from which hairs grow. This can lead to hair loss on the scalp and elsewhere. In most cases, hair falls out in small, round patches about the size of a quarter. In many cases, the disease does not extend beyond a few bare patches. In some people, hair loss...


Hair Diseases and Hair Loss as related to Alopecia