A Case of Alopecia Areata in a Patient with Turner Syndrome

Authors

  • Serena Gianfaldoni University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome 00192
  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of the Ministry of Interior, Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery; Onkoderma, Private Clinic for Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology and Surgery, Sofia 1407
  • Uwe Wollina Krankenhaus Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Dresden, Sachsen
  • Torello Lotti Universitario di Ruolo, Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Dermatology, Via Vittoria Colonna 11, Rome 00186

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2017.127

Keywords:

alopecia areata, Turner syndrome, autoimmunity, corticosteroids, cyclosporine A

Abstract

The Authors report a case of alopecia areata totalis in a woman with Turner syndrome.

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Published

2017-07-23

How to Cite

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Gianfaldoni S, Tchernev G, Wollina U, Lotti T. A Case of Alopecia Areata in a Patient with Turner Syndrome. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2017 Jul. 23 [cited 2021 Jun. 25];5(4):493-6. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2017.127

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