Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that result in unpredictable hair loss.
In most of the cases,the hair loss is in patches.
- One in five people with alopecia arreata also has a family member with this condition.
- Alopecia arreata often develop suddenly over the course of just a few days.
- There is a little evidence that alopecia arreata is caused by stress.
- There is no cure for alopecia arreata.