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Alopecia universalis is a medical disorder in which the afflicted are unable to grow hair on the entire body. It is the most severe form of alopecia areata, with a .001% (1 in 100,000) rate of occurrence in individuals. Alopecia universalis can occur at any age, and is currently believed to be an autoimmune disorder.

Notable people with alopecia universalisEdit

  • The professional swimmer Duncan Goodhew benefits from alopecia universalis, which gives him a hydrodynamic advantage.
  • NBA player Charlie Villanueva, currently of the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • British comedian, Matt Lucas (most known from his role in [Little Britain).
  • Former international referee Pierluigi Collina
  • Christian von Koenigsegg, founder of Koenigsegg
  • Dave McPherson of the English rock band InMe
  • Dean Canto a racecar driver in the V8 Supercars Australia Series


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