What Is Alopecia? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Simply speaking, alopecia affects what part of the body?

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1. Alopecia most commonly affects people under the age of _____.

2. Which form of alopecia results in all of the hair on the entire body falling out?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz can help determine what you know about alopecia. Some of the areas you will be tested on include the effects of alopecia and the population most at risk of having alopecia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the question on this quiz to test your knowledge of:

  • The part of the body alopecia affects
  • The age group alopecia commonly affects
  • The type of alopecia that affects the whole body
  • What type of disorder alopecia is
  • The cure for alopecia

Skills Practiced

Use the practice questions on this quiz to work on the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of alopecia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of alopecia
  • Distinguishing differences compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as alopecia that affects a particular area of the body and alopecia that affects the entire body

Additional Learning

You can gain more knowledge of alopecia by reviewing the accompanying lesson called What Is Alopecia? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson addresses the following topics:

  • Explains the different types of alopecia
  • Discusses the causes of alopecia
  • Covers alopecia symptoms
  • Details treatment options