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A new self-reported measure of disease severity of scalp hair loss in alopecia areata

Rencz, Fanni (2020) A new self-reported measure of disease severity of scalp hair loss in alopecia areata. BJD - British Journal of Dermatology . DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19230

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19230

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Abstract

Alopecia areata (AA) is a common autoimmune disease ofthe hair follicles that causes nonscarring hair loss.1,2It mostfrequently affects the scalp; however, it may involve anyhair-bearing site on the body. The pivotal role of hair in aperson’s appearance and expressing one’s identity is wellknown. Patients with AA face the psychological impact oflosing their hair, which may lead to lower self-esteem,higher level of anxiety and depression and poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL). (...)

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social welfare, insurance, health care
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19230
ID Code:6128
Deposited By: Veronika Vitéz
Deposited On:01 Dec 2020 17:10
Last Modified:01 Dec 2020 17:10

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