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    What causes hair loss to occur in patches?

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    Prof Rodney Sinclair

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    Professor Sinclair is a Professor of Dermatology at the University of Melbourne and Director of Sinclair Dermatology. He is past-president of the Australasian Society for … View Profile

    alopecia areata, tinea capitis, cicatricial alopecia and trichotillomania can all produce a patchy hair loss. 

    You will need to see a Dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis.

    Professor Rod Sinclair
    Epworth Dermatology

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