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Is alopecia another way of saying baldness?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology

In brief: That is correct!

Alopecia is a medical term which means the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows.
There are various forms of alopecias based on underlying cause, for example androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata.

In brief: That is correct!

Alopecia is a medical term which means the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows.
There are various forms of alopecias based on underlying cause, for example androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata.
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Alopecia is synonymous with baldness.

In brief: Yes

Alopecia is synonymous with baldness.
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