Alopecia areata (AA) is an immune‐mediated inflammatory disorder that targets anagen phase hair follicles (HFs), leading to nonscarring hair loss.1 Several autoimmune diseases are commonly associated with AA. Herein we describe two cases (Table 1) of patients affected by AA, who have developed after several years multiple sclerosis (MS), which is one of the most frequent autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system.

Associations between alopecia areata and multiple sclerosis: a report of two cases and review of the literature / Rossi, A.; Muscianese, M.; Federico, A.; Magri, F.; Caro, G.; Fortuna, M. C.; D'Arino, A.; Pigliacelli, F.; Carlesimo, M.. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY. - ISSN 0011-9059. - 59:4(2020), pp. 490-493. [10.1111/ijd.14737]

Associations between alopecia areata and multiple sclerosis: a report of two cases and review of the literature

Rossi A.
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Muscianese M.
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Caro G.;Fortuna M. C.;D'Arino A.;Carlesimo M.
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2020

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Alopecia areata (AA) is an immune‐mediated inflammatory disorder that targets anagen phase hair follicles (HFs), leading to nonscarring hair loss.1 Several autoimmune diseases are commonly associated with AA. Herein we describe two cases (Table 1) of patients affected by AA, who have developed after several years multiple sclerosis (MS), which is one of the most frequent autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system.
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