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Alopecia areata is a T cell driven auto immune disorder producing non scarring alopecia. The cause of this disease is unknown. It is also known as spot baldness.It causes hair loss of scalp, face and sometimes other areas of body. 
The lifetime incidence of alopecia areata is 0.1% â€“ 0.2% of the population. More than half of affected patients are younger than 20 years. There is no predictable treatment in modern medicine. High and super potency corticosteroids are used orally, topically or intradermal injections. But mode of treatment is impractical in children
According to Ayurveda, Indralupta is one of the type of khalitya .Ayurvedic texts in the context of khalitya explained is primarily predominant tridoshajanya vyadh
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