Identify the condition shown in the image?
A. Sebaceous cyst
B. Alopecia areta
D. Tinea capitis
Ans:B. Alopecia areta
- Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder characterized by transient, non-scarring hair loss and preservation of the hair follicle.
- Hair loss can take many forms ranging from loss in well-defined patches to diffuse or total hair loss, which can affect all hair bearing sites.
- Patchy alopecia affecting the scalp is the most common type.