Alopecia antibody deficiency

What is Alopecia antibody deficiency?

A rare primary immunodeficiency disorder characterized by the association of alopecia areata totalis and antibody deficiency (congenital agammaglobulinemia or incomplete antibody deficiency syndrome), manifesting with recurrent infections. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1976.

Other condition names

  • Ipp-Gelfand syndrome

Inheritance type



  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
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