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A study of peripheral T-Lymphocytes in alopecia areata
R P Sharma
Departments of Dermatology, Pathology and Biochemistry, LLRM Medical College, Meerut - 250 004
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Sharma R P, Sharma D K, Sharma N K, Pratap V K, Sharma V, Singh V S. A study of peripheral T-Lymphocytes in alopecia areata. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:32-33
Estimation of peripheral T-lymphocytes (active and total) was carried out in 100 cases of alopecia areata as per method described by Boyam (1977) and West et al (1978). Clinically patients were divided in two groups, alopecia areata circumscribed (group I) and severe alopecia areata (group II). Thirty healthy subjects served as controls. Decrease in percentage of both active and total E-RFC was observed in 70% cases. The decrease was more significant in group II.