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ALOPECIA AREATA: 

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 30, 2018 - Vitiligo and AA: Can they occur together?

May 26, 2018 - Alopecia areata and the Bowel: What have we learned?

May 25, 2018 - Is alopecia areata a medical disease?

May 14, 2018 - Tofacitinib for Nail AA

Apr 24, 2018 - Vitamin D Levels in AA

Apr 10, 2018 - Alopecia areata and the Paraneoplastic syndromes

Mar 9, 2018 - Screening for Thyroid Disease in Children with AA

Feb 4, 2018 - Is there a link between 'mono' and alopecia areata?

Dec 12, 2017 - Alopecia areata: The Many Forms of "Total Baldness"

Nov 18, 2017 - Hair Breakage in AA

Nov 16, 2017 - Alopecia areata and birth control

Oct 11, 2017 - Vitamin D in Alopecia Areata

Oct 10, 2017 - Zinc and selenium in Alopecia areata

Oct 8, 2017 - The Speed of Male Balding

Sep 25, 2017 - AA in Chronic Graft vs Host Disease

Sep 14, 2017 - Is there a relationship between narcolepsy and alopecia areata?

Sep 1, 2017 - Hair Weights and Finasteride

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

Mar 3, 2016 - Do patients with AA have altered sleep quality?

Feb 7, 2016 - Is there an increased risk of stroke in AA?

Dec 17, 2015 - What is the risk of AA for my children?

Jan 11, 2013 - Alopecia Areata: Is it genetic?

May 4, 2012 - Alopecia Areata After 50

Dec 6, 2011 - Alopecia Areata: An autoimmune condition

Aug 30, 2011 - Eight key genes discovered in AA

 

B. Recent Articles on Diagnosis

May 31, 2018 - Vellus Hairs in Alopecia Areata

May 30, 2018 - Broken Hairs in AA

Apr 12, 2018 - Exclamation Mark Hairs on the Shaved Scalp

Mar 23, 2018 - Exclamation Mark Hairs in AA

Mar 22, 2018 - Signs of Regrowth in AA: Vellus Hairs

Mar 22, 2018 - Signs of Disease Activity in AA

Mar 22, 2018 - AA: A Look at the Earliest Stages

Feb 13, 2018 - Alopecia areata: A non-scarring alopecia

Feb 7, 2018 - Well-demarcated in AA

Jan 22, 2018 - Trichoscopy of AA: Key Features

Jan 19, 2018 - Differentiating AA from Trichotillomania

Dec 17, 2017 - Inflammation causes abnormal hairs in alopecia areata

Nov 28, 2017 - Do men with beard AA frequently develop scalp AA?

Nov 18, 2017 - Tapered and Exclamation Mark Hairs in AA

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?

Aug 2, 2016 - Update on Alopecia areata: Video

Jul 23, 2016 - Bimatoprost for Treating AA of the Scalp

Apr 7, 2016 - What blood tests are important in patients receiving tofacitinib?

Nov 30, 2012 - Nail Pitting in AA

Jun 15, 2012 - Treating AA with Antihistamines

Jan 1, 2012 - Alopecia Areata: Patient Insights Part 2

Dec 20, 2011 -  Alopecia Areata: Patient Insights Part 1

Nov 23, 2011 - Marilyn Denis Show discusses Alopecia Areata

Aug 11, 2011 - A Closer Look at Exclamation Mark Hairs 

Jul 29, 2011 - Understanding the forms of alopecia areata

Jun 13, 2011 - Do I have 'alopecia'?

 

C. Recent Articles on Treatment

May 28, 2018 - What treatments boost growth in AA?

May 14, 2018 - Tofacitinib for AA: How fast does regrowth occur?

Apr 20, 2018 - Oral Steroids for Paediatric AA

Apr 20, 2018 - Methotrexate for Autoimmune Hair Loss

Apr 18, 2018 - Minoxidil Use in Children with AA

Apr 13, 2018 - The Topical JAK Inhibitors for AA: Update on Progress

Apr 9, 2018 - Onion Extracts for AA

Apr 9, 2018 - What is meant by "atrophy" from steroid injections?

Apr 8, 2018 - Treating Alopecia Areata: Is there anything more than 'shots'?

Mar 26, 2018 - Is the treatment likely to help?

Mar 7, 2018 -  Folic acid supplementation for MTX Users

Jan 11, 2018 - Tofacitinib for AA: How long to use it? Can we taper?

Jan 11, 2018 - Topical Tofacitininib for Alopecia Areata: How much does it help?

Dec 14, 2017 - Minoxidil in Alopecia Areata: Is it helpful or not?

Dec 1, 2017 - What are the most effective treatments for AA?

Nov 8, 2017 - DPCP for Alopecia Areata: Acetone as a Solvent

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, 2017 - 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

Nov 22, 2015 - What treatments are available for AA?

Aug 22, 2015 - Steroid injections for Alopecia areata and other hair loss conditions

Aug 20, 2015 - Minoxidil: Does it help the front too?

Aug 16, 2015 - PRP for Treating Alopecia Areata

Aug 6, 2015 - The Nocebo Phenomenon: A closer look at finasteride use

Feb 11, 2015 - Statin Drugs for Treating AA

Feb 6, 2014 - PRP for Alopecia Areata

Jan 7, 2013 - Diphencyprone (DPCP) for Children and Adults with AA

Oct 13, 2012 - Does DPCP get absorbed into the bloodstream?

Mar 4, 2012  - Bimatoprost for Eyelash Loss in Alopecia Areata

Jan 7, 2012 - Cortisone Injections for Alopecia Areata: What are they?

Feb 6, 2014 - PRP for Treating Alopecia Areata: How good is it?

Aug 11, 2011 - Can patients with alopecia areata ever have a hair transplant?

Jun 30, 2011 - DPCP for Treating Alopecia Areata

 




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