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Alopecia Areata

A Clinician's Guide

  • Offers readers a comprehensive look at the material regarding this disorder

  • Includes full color photographs of patients before, during, and after the disease to accompany the various sections

  • Written for dermatologists as well as internists dealing with the comorbid conditions that often accompany alopecia areata

  • Includes case studies,epidemiology, etiology, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment options

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 3-5
  3. Diffuse Alopecia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 9-11
    3. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 13-15
    4. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 17-22
    5. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 23-26
    6. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 27-29
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 33-37
    3. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 39-54
    4. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 55-59
  5. Focal Alopecia: Traumatic Hair Loss

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 63-66
    3. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 67-68
  6. Focal Alopecia: Cicatricial Alopecia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 71-74
    3. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 75-78
    4. Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
      Pages 79-82

About this book

Introduction

Offering the reader a comprehensive look at the material regarding alopecia areata, this book is divided into several  sections: One section encompasses the detailed overview of alopecia areata including its epidemiology, etiology, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment options; another section provides information and content about different comorbidities in patients with alopecia areata; the third section contains case studies of patients diagnosed with alopecia areata, including their signs, symptoms, lab tests, clinical management, and treatment; and the last section covers  research studies on this disease. Complete with full color photographs of patients before, during, and after the disease to accompany the various sections, Alopeacia Areata -- A Clinician's Guide is written for dermatologists as well as internists dealing with the comorbid conditions that often accompany alopecia areata.

Keywords

alopecia dermatology autoimmune disorders hair loss atopic disorders

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Health ManagementNew York Medical CollegeValhallaUSA

About the authors

Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi, MD, MSc, MPH is a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada). He is also the Founder/CEO of Misdiagnosis Association and Society (Seattle, WA, USA), and Founder/CEO of Father Medical Charity (Vancouver, BC, Canada).

Dr. Beigi established Misdiagnosis Association and Society (MARI), with the aim of collecting and preparing the most comprehensive database of errors in medicine and conducting related medical research studies, in collaboration with health organizations, universities, clinics, professors and physicians from all around the world.


Also, he founded Father Medical Charity with the goal of helping patients in need, especially those in underdeveloped countries. This Charity collaborates with many physicians and nurses employed in underdeveloped countries, who identify patients in need and refer them to this medical charity to receive the necessary medications or facilitate treatments for them.


Dr. Beigi has presented his research studies to several international conferences, including the 2nd BC eHealth and Innovative Technology, the Canadian Pharmacists 2015, and the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, etc. He also has written several books for Springer including; Clinician's Guide to Acrodermatitis Enteropathica (2015), Clinician's Guide to Mycosis Fungoides (2016), Clinician's Guide to Pemphigus Vulgaris (2017), Psoriasis: A Clinician's Guide (in development), Clinician's Guide to Vitiligo and other Hypopigmentation Disorders (in development) and Clinician's Guide to Hyperpigmentation Disorders (in development). 


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Alopecia Areata
  • Book Subtitle A Clinician's Guide
  • Authors Pooya Khan Mohammad Beigi
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72134-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-72133-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-10159-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-72134-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 172
  • Number of Illustrations 26 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
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