While the patterns of baldness for men and women differ, they both have a common genetic cause.
With female pattern baldness, thinning occurs on the top and crown of the head. This thinning in women often starts as a widening of the center hair part that leaves the front hairline unaffected.
Unique form of scarring alopecia that clinically presents as patches of permanent hair loss on the vertex or crown of the scalp, and spreads centrifugally. This type of hair loss is associated with signs and symptoms of inflammation.
Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss in which mechanical damage to the hair follicle is caused by repeated tension or pulling.
A skin condition that causes scaly patches and red skin, mainly on the scalp.
It can also occur on oily areas of the body, such as the face, upper chest, and back.
In addition to scaly patches and red skin, seborrheic dermatitis can cause stubborn dandruff.
A form of hair loss in which hair falls out from all areas of your scalp, causing your hair to take on a thin, low-density appearance.
Estrogen and progesterone levels fall, meaning that the effects of the androgens, male hormones, are increased. During and after menopause, hair might become finer (thinner) because hair follicles shrink. Hair grows more slowly and falls out more easily in these cases.