Michaela Merz


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Alopecia areata (circular bald patch) or where Latin is still useful


Dita was 16 when she first noticed a small round bald patch on her head hidden by hair. That was not so bad, because Dita had long thick hair and this patch was so cleverly hidden that nobody could see it. Dita also didn’t see it, but really first felt it. When you are 16 years old and puberty is at its peak, your appearance is your be all and end all. A bald girl, even if the bald patch can be hidden, is a girl with a blemish. Dita was worried. Continue reading