Various types of alopecia and options of the treatment

  • Afrah Thiab Hlail Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology , College of Pharmacy , University of Thi-Qar
Keywords: Alopecia, Type of alopecia, Classification of alopecia, Management of alopecia


Alopecia (Baldness) is a very usual trouble in current time. It accompanied by intensive weaking of the scalps hair and follows a specific pattern. Hereditary predisposition plays a very important role in alopecia in spite of not completely understood. Alopecia can be typed to various categories   according to etiology, may be due to hereditary factors, autoimmune disease and drugs or chemicals. There are many options of strategies of treatment according to the type and causes of alopecia. Chemical or synthetic medications apply for management of hair loss are accompanied with the wide range of undesirable effects. Naturally occurring drugs also play important role in alopecia management with minimal side effects.

How to Cite
Hlail, A. (2020). Various types of alopecia and options of the treatment. AL-Kindy College Medical Journal, 16(2), 1-6.