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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86-88

Concomitant presentation of alopecia areata in siblings: A rare occurrence


1 Department of Dermatology & Venereology, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Pathology, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.96911

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Alopecia areata (AA) is one among the many causes of non-scarring alopecia in children. Family history has been noted in 10-20% of cases, but concomitant presentation in siblings is extremely rare. The patterns and associations of childhood AA are similar to adults; however, there are some differences which are being highlighted in this article.


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