My barber found a bald spot, what is it caused by? (photo)

This looks like Alpecia areata, an autoimmune disease which impacts the hair. You should see a dermatologist and upon examination with a hand microscope he/she will see ‘exclamation mark’ hairs which makes the diagnosis. The a biopsy and a special treatment routine is needed.

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