Nick Powers     11/14/11    D Block
Definition-Alopecia areata is a disease in which theimmune system’s white blood cells mistakenly attack              the g...
Quote/Statistic-Alopecia Areata affects more than 5million people in the United States of America.
•Burning•Itching•Hair falling out in patches•Can be seen in the beard, eyebrows, arms, and legs.•Rashes•Complete hair loss...
•Men and women•Children•All ethnic backgrounds.•The elderly
•It is possible.•The hair may grow back, but can easily fall out again.•Notify a doctor if the affected hair has not grown...
•Chemical treaments can make hair growth possible.•Dangerous- Can become worse by Alopecia Areata evolving into AlopeciaTo...
•Surgery•Scalp biopsy•Laser surgery•Injections•Local injections•Steroid injections under the skin•Coricosteroids•Oral cort...
•Ointments• Topical ointments•Ointments for rashes, itching, burning, and redness•Therapy•Ultraviolet light therapy•Therap...
•Immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles.•White blood cells think the growing cells in your hair folliclesare enem...
•A doctor that treats the skin and its diseases.•Salary- $251, 528 (average)•Trends- Allergic disorders, pediatric dermato...
• River Hill High School•Allied Health AcademyI picked this career academy because it teaches about the body and its funct...
•Location- Baltimore, Maryland•Description- A fantastic learning experience guaranteed to enlighten you on a splendidmedic...
Johns Hopkins BlueJaysMascot
• Volunteering at a soup kitchen would help the community by feeding peoplewho can’t afford food for themselves or even th...
•Babysitting•LifeguardAccomplishments:• Babysitting for more than 3 years over the summer•Becoming captain of my soccer te...
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  1. 1. Nick Powers 11/14/11 D Block
  2. 2. Definition-Alopecia areata is a disease in which theimmune system’s white blood cells mistakenly attack the growing cells in your hair follicles.
  3. 3. Quote/Statistic-Alopecia Areata affects more than 5million people in the United States of America.
  4. 4. •Burning•Itching•Hair falling out in patches•Can be seen in the beard, eyebrows, arms, and legs.•Rashes•Complete hair loss•Redness
  5. 5. •Men and women•Children•All ethnic backgrounds.•The elderly
  6. 6. •It is possible.•The hair may grow back, but can easily fall out again.•Notify a doctor if the affected hair has not grown back in a few months.•The color of the initial hair regrowth is white.•Hair regrowth is not likely•Hair regrowth may take place when the disease is specified
  7. 7. •Chemical treaments can make hair growth possible.•Dangerous- Can become worse by Alopecia Areata evolving into AlopeciaTotalis (complete hair loss)•Unhealthy•Unsafe•Can cost up to two-thousand dollars.
  8. 8. •Surgery•Scalp biopsy•Laser surgery•Injections•Local injections•Steroid injections under the skin•Coricosteroids•Oral corticosteroids
  9. 9. •Ointments• Topical ointments•Ointments for rashes, itching, burning, and redness•Therapy•Ultraviolet light therapy•Therapy may be needed for children because Alopecia Areata can affect their self-esteem.
  10. 10. •Immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles.•White blood cells think the growing cells in your hair folliclesare enemies and attack them, leaving you with Alopecia areata.•Genes and specific things in the environment are involved suchas germs, bacteria, and molds.
  11. 11. •A doctor that treats the skin and its diseases.•Salary- $251, 528 (average)•Trends- Allergic disorders, pediatric dermatology, and dermatological surgery.•Advancement- Always be open. Many varieties in Dermatology such as skin medicine and skintreatments.•Related Careers- Endocrinologist, Paediatrition, Surgeon
  12. 12. • River Hill High School•Allied Health AcademyI picked this career academy because it teaches about the body and its functions.Also, after finishing this academy, it is possible to become eligible to be a drmatologist.
  13. 13. •Location- Baltimore, Maryland•Description- A fantastic learning experience guaranteed to enlighten you on a splendidmedical journey. Provides everything you need to know about medicine.•Program Requirements- An interest in medicine and a clean permanent record.Other Information- Their mascot is a blue jay.
  14. 14. Johns Hopkins BlueJaysMascot
  15. 15. • Volunteering at a soup kitchen would help the community by feeding peoplewho can’t afford food for themselves or even their families. This is so peoplecan’t die of starvation and so they would be able to eat at no cost. My job couldbe to hand out food to people. I think volunteering at a soup kitchen is goodcommunity service because it keeps people alive and healthy. The small thingsyou are able to do could impact someone’s life in a positive way.
  16. 16. •Babysitting•LifeguardAccomplishments:• Babysitting for more than 3 years over the summer•Becoming captain of my soccer team•Honor Roll
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