DISEASE ASSOCIATED WITH CLINICALLY DIAGNOSED UNTREATED PATIENT OF ALOPECIA AREATA: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY AT TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL BIKANER (RAJASTHAN)
Keywords:Associated disease, Alopecia areata, DM, HT
Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune, non-scarring form of alopecia with wide range of clinical presentations from patchy alopecia to complete loss of scalp hair (Alopecia totalis) and or the entire body (alopecia universalis. To study the disease associated with clinically diagnosed untreated patient of Alopecia Areata.
Methods: The prospective cross-sectional study was conducted on all new cases of alopecia areata irrespective of age and sex attending the outpatient department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy at SP Medical College, Bikaner from September 2018 to September 2019.
Results: In our study 20.90% patients were present with associated disease maximum (15.45%) patients were present with atopy followed by 2.72% thyroid disease, 0.91% diabetic, down syndrome, psoriasis respectively.
Conclusion: Majority of patients were associated with atopy.
Keywords: Associated disease, Alopecia areata, DM, HT.
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