About alopecia areata Alopecia areata is a non-scarring hair loss phenomenon that affects men and women- both adults and children. Alopecia Areata is a very common hair loss problem in which there is a sudden patchy loss of hair. All the hair in the small area of the scalp is lost. The chief causes for alopecia is an autoimmune reaction of the body against its own….
24 years female engineering student with multiple alopecia areata (AA) patches.For 2 months spread ship lesions. Patient treated with cryospray and intralesional drug(triamcinolone acetonide injection) every month apart. The first visit treated cryospray + intralesional drug – 1 month after treatment few villus hair growthstarted Treated again with cryospray & intralesional drug(ILD) Patient came after 1 month for follow-up more than 80% hair started growing. All patches show new hair growth – after 2 follow-ups of monthly internal 100% growth of hair with normal hair.
38 years male farmer with alopecia areata for 3-4 years multiple patches leading towards alopecia totalis. Started treatment with oral & topical immunosuppressive drugs along with topical Minoxidil and tacrolimus on the first visit after investigating patient. First, visit applied “ topical phenol” leading to erythema every month follow-up three phenol applications hair growth started. After 4 months then intralesional drugs (triamcinolone acetonide). Every monthly Injection 2 injections given. Leading to better hair growth.Continuing oral and topical medicines, intralesional injections, cryospray after 6 months final outcomeup to 90% hair growth.
Young 15 years old boy with large patches of alopecia areata for 3 months. Started treatment with oral & topical medicines along with every weekly once excimer laser. After 3 settings of excimer laser i.e. after 3 weeks treatment villus hair growth started.Excimer laser treatment continued for another one and half month more than 60% hair growth.Topical medicines and excimer laser continued for another one month leading to >90% growth of hair.
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