Alopecia is a condition that causes temporary, non-scarring hair loss while maintaining the hair follicle. Alopecia, also known as hair loss, it is a common and upsetting clinical complaint in the primary care setting and can have a variety of aetiologies. The different types of hair loss include well-defined oathces, diffuse hair loss, and total hair loss, which can affect all hair-bearing sites. The most typical type of alopecia is patchy hair loss on the scalp. Hair loss or alopecia affects the majority of the population at some time in their life, and increasingly, sufferers are demanding treatment. There are three primary alopecias (androgenic [AGA], areata [AA] and chemotherapy-induced [CIA]). Alopecia areata, tinea capitis, androgenetic alopecia, traction alopecia, trichotillomania, abnormalities in the hair cycle, and congenital alopecia disorders are common causes of alopecia in children and adolescents. There are various forms of alopecia, and each requires a unique course of therapy. The review's goal is to examine the various alopecias and how they impact hair growth and appearance. The review starts out by explaining changes in hair structure and physiology that occur during life. The paper also examines potential future treatments for alopecia, as suggested by recent findings and advancements in technology.
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Poonam C. Rahangdale, Anjali M. Wankhade. A Review on-Types and Treatment of Alopecia. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2023; 13(2):123-8. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2023.00025
Poonam C. Rahangdale, Anjali M. Wankhade. A Review on-Types and Treatment of Alopecia. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2023; 13(2):123-8. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2023.00025 Available on: https://www.asianjpr.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-2-11
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