Other Names for this Disease
- Alopecia areata universalis
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The course of alopecia universalis is highly unpredictable, and this uncertainty is one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of the disease. Affected people may continue to lose hair, or hair loss may stop. Hair that has already been lost may or may not grow back.
Last updated: 4/6/2016
- Alopecia Areata: Questions and Answers About Alopecia Areata. National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders (NIAMS). April 2015; http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Alopecia_Areata/.