Dr. DONOVAN'S RECENT ARTICLES
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that affects 2 % of the world. Below you will find links to Dr. Donovan's recent articles about alopecia areata.
A. Recent Articles on Mechanism/Cause/Pathogenesis
May 29, 2017 - Is it possible that the immune system can actually control hair growth?
May 8, 2017 Alopecia areata and Vitamin D Levels in Children
May 15, 2016 - Vitamin D Levels in AA: Potential New Role
Dec 17, 2015 - What is the risk of AA for my children?
Aug 30, 2011 - Eight key genes discovered in AA
B. Recent Articles on Diagnosis
Aug 10, 2017 - Partially treated alopecia areata
Aug 8, 2017 - Exclamation mark hairs - can they occur in other conditions besides AA?
Jun 7, 2017 - Miniaturization in AA
May 19, 2017 - AA Incognito
April 19, 2017 - Tapered Hairs in Alopecia areata
Dec 9, 2016 - Is my alopecia areata active?
Dec 9, 2016 - Alopecia areata compared to Pseudopelade: How do they look?
Dec 9, 2016 - PPB is a close mimicker of AA
Dec 9, 2016 - AA Short vellus hairs
Dec 9, 2016 - Evaluating Alopecia Areata : Soon to grow and soon to fall.
Dec 8, 2016 - Exclamation mark hairs are broken hairs
Dec 8, 2016 - Tapered hairs in AA
Dec 8, 2016 - In search of the tapered hair in AA.
Dec 8, 2016 - Exclamation mark hairs in AA are at the periphery
Nov 18, 2016 - Why do hairs grow back white?
Aug 16, 2016 - Black dots in AA
Aug 10, 2016 - Can alopecia areata occur at the site of a hair transplant?
Apr 7, 2016 - What blood tests are important in patients receiving tofacitinib?
C. Recent Articles on Treatment
Jun 27, 2017 - Topical JAK inhibitors for the eyelashes
Jun 26, 2017 - A closer look at the JAK inhibitor studies to date
Jun 25, 2017 - The Topical JAK inhibitors for Children
Jun 25, 2017 - Compounding JAK Inhibitors: How important is the pharmacist?
Jun 25, 2016 - Are lab abnormalities still possible with the topical JAKI's?
Jun 11, 2017 - Methotrexate Dosing in Children
May 5, 2017 - Ginger for Nausea from Methotrexate
April 11, 2017 - The Proper Gloves for DPCP
Mar 24, 2017 - DPCP for AA
Feb 8, 2017 - Cholesterol pills for Alopecia Areata
Feb 4, 2017 - Does acupuncture for AA help?
Jan 27, 2017 - How does the safety of tofacitinib compare to other drugs?
Jan 26, 2017 - Why do patients stop tofacitinib?
Jan 25, 2017 - Anthralin for treating alopecia areata
Dec 8, 2016 - Options for Treating AA in Children.
Dec 7, 2016 - Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for Children and Teens
Dec 7, 2016 - PRP for Treating Alopecia Areata
Dec 4, 2016 - Aromatherapy for AA
Nov 14, 2016 - Tofacitinib for AA in Children: How young is 'too young'?
Oct 16, 2016 - The JAK Inhibitors for AA: More Data
Apr 30, 2016 - Tofacitinib for AA: A closer look at the inflammatory markers
Apr 23, 2016 - Reduced risk of skin cancer in patients with alopecia areata
Mar 19, 2016 - Ruxolitinib for AA
Mar 19, 2016 - How good is pulsed steroids for AA?
Mar 19, 2016 Using topical steroid around the eyes: How safe is it?
Feb 21, 2016 - Topical ruxolitinib promotes eyebrow regrowth
Jan 11, 2016 - Nail alopecia areata helped by tofacitinib
Aug 22, 2015 - Steroid injections for Alopecia areata and other hair loss conditions