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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 164-166

Scalp micro-needling: A new tool in the treatment of alopecia totalis

1 Consultant Dermatologist, Anagha Skin Care Clinic, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India
2 Junior Resident, S N Medical College, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Savitha L Beergouder
Consultant Dermatologist, Anagha Skin Care Clinic, Bagalkot - 587 101, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/CDR.CDR_29_19

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Alopecia areata is the most common form of nonscarring alopecia. It may vary from a single round patch to that involving large surface area termed as alopecia totalis (AT). Pediatric age of onset, more extensive disease, and recalcitrance to initial therapies are more challenging to treat and require the synergy of two or more established therapy. Here, we have treated a case of AT with scalp micro-needling with topical steroids.

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