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Is there any new treatment or new cure for alopecia areata?
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
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In brief: Yes
8 genes have been discovered to increase the risk of developing alopecia areata.
These genes are involved in the cellular based autoimmune reaction that is responsible for destroying the patch of hair follicles . New treatments are being tested using previously approved drugs for other autoimmune conditions (such as Orencia (abatacept) for rheumatoid arthritis.).

In brief: Yes
8 genes have been discovered to increase the risk of developing alopecia areata.
These genes are involved in the cellular based autoimmune reaction that is responsible for destroying the patch of hair follicles . New treatments are being tested using previously approved drugs for other autoimmune conditions (such as Orencia (abatacept) for rheumatoid arthritis.).
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