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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 124-126

Schizophrenia in a case of alopecia universalis

Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Avinash De Sousa
Carmel, 18, Street Francis Road, Off S.V. Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai - 400 054, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/aip.aip_27_17

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Alopecia universalis is characterized by total loss of hair from all over the body such as the scalp, eyebrows, and limbs. Alopecia areata has been known to coexist with psychiatric disorders such as anxiety disorders and depression, although reports with schizophrenia are rare. We present, herewith, a case of alopecia universalis seen to coexist with schizophrenia–a rare clinical picture.

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