telogen effluvium


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telogen effluvium

[‚tel·ə·jən e′flü·vē·əm]
(medicine)
Hair loss that is due to increased shedding occurring after a metabolic disturbance.
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Its medical name is telogen effluvium and it can be triggered by pregnancy, surgery or serious illness -- usually three months after the event -- and is due to traumatic disruption of the hair-growth cycle.
Telogen effluvium was diagnosed during the 28 days following treatment initiation.
According to experts, the result of long-term distress and anxiety caused by a major stress such as divorce, can lead to a type of hair shedding called Telogen Effluvium, or stress shedding.
Telogen effluvium (TE) and androgenetic alopecia (AGA) are the main causes of hair loss.
Telogen effluvium, which is a type of diffused hair loss involving the whole scalp, is a common condition affecting the young generation.
Oral zinc therapy for zinc deficiency-related telogen effluvium.
Telogen effluvium is a type of temporary hair loss that can be caused by your body reacting to stimuli such as hormonal changes, emotional and physical stress or an illness.
Reid EE, Haley AC, Borovicka JH, et al: Clinical severity does not reliably predict quality of life in women with alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, or androgenic alopecia.
A THERE is a condition called telogen effluvium which causes hair loss and can be brought on by intense stress.
The most common nonscarring alopecias include androgenetic alopecia (male-pattern baldness), telogen effluvium (e.
Of all the skin disorders related to pregnancy and the postpartum period, telogen effluvium may be the most challenging for clinicians to diagnose, Dr.
Traction alopecia, telogen effluvium, mycotic infections, alopecia areata, hypothyroidism and sebaceous cysts, pregnancy, trichotillomania and so on have all been cited as causes of hair loss - conditions that may be brought about by illness, stress, hormonal changes, certain drugs and medications and even behaviour (significant damage can be caused to hair follicles by particular hair styles and treatments).