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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 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

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

 




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