ALOPECIA,AREATA,TOTALIS,UNIVERSALIS

ROSS LAMBERT ak3m at mail-relay.pond.com
Sat Mar 18 11:57:16 EST 1995


PLEASE . CAN SOMEONE HELP ME WITH WHAT THE LATEST INFO ON THE TREATMENT OF
THIS AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE IS. WHO ARE THE WORLD'S EXPERTS IN THIS AREA  ??

ALISON, OUR DAUGHTER, IS A BEAUTIFUL 16 Y/O W/F DAUGHTER WHOSE OUTSTANDING
FEATURE WAS HER LONG BEAUTIFUL BLOND HAIR. OUT OF NOWHERE IN AUGUST 1994 SHE
BEGAN TO NOTICE PATCHES OF HAIR LOSS. SHE AND WE DID NOT THINK MUCH OF IT AT
THE TIME BUT THE CONDITION SPREAD AND NOW SHE IS 80 % BALD AND HER EYEBROWS
ARE GOING QUICKLY. H E L P  !!!!!

ALISON  HAS HAD STEROID INJECTIONS IN THE SCALP FOR 3 MONTHS WITH VERY
LITTLE RESULT. SHE HAS BEEN WORKED UP AT UNIV OF PENN AND HAS A POSITIVE ANA
BUT MOST OTHER TESTS WERE NORMAL. SHE WAS SLIGHTLY HYPOTHYROID BUT THEY SAY
THAT IS NOT UNUSUAL WITH THIS AUTOIMMUNE DEAL. A RETEST PROVED T3, T4, TSH
NORMAL. 

dOES ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT PUVA ?

SO WHAT DO WE DO NEXT ????




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