Orphanet: Alopecia universalis

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Alopecia universalis

Disease definition

A disorder of most severe form of alopecia areata, an inflammatory disease of the hair follicle, which is characterized by a complete loss of hair of the scalp and all the hair-bearing areas of the body.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: L63.1
  • OMIM: 104000  203655  610753
  • UMLS: C0263505
  • MeSH: C537055
  • GARD: 614
  • MedDRA: 10001767
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