Source: NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
This 4-pg printer-friendly handout covers the causes, treatment, and prognosis of alopecia areata. The therapeutic section includes information on corticosteroids, topical agents (minoxidil, anthralin, and others), immunosuppressants, and photochemotherapy. Tips for managing appearance and coping strategies are featured. Available in English and Spanish.