It is also known as tinea barbae or spot baldness. It manifests itself as the shedding of the scalp, beard area, eyebrows, eyelashes and other body
hair in some or all areas of the body in the size of coin.
The hair follicles of affected individuals cannot be recognized as himself of the patient and is perceived as foreign by the immune system and is rejected. The disease is not in infectious character. Stress, mourning, divorce, and events such as stress and accidents can trigger the disease.
In the early stages of the disease, there is no need to any treatment, and hair come back without requiring any treatment. In more advanced stages, some treatments may increase hair growth in case of hair removal. At this stage, the methods of treatment are steroid creams, tablets and steroid injections. This treatment shows result within 6 months to 1 year. Hair transplantation can be considered to the hair out of region after this time.