effluvium


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Related to effluvium: anagen effluvium, Telogen effluvium

effluvium

[ə′flü·vē·əm]
(industrial engineering)
By-products of food and chemical processes, in the form of wastes.
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Chemotherapeutic agents used in cancer chemotherapy frequently cause alopecia, with anagen effluvium being the most common pattern and it usually begins in 1-2 weeks after starting the drug, becoming more apparent in the subsequent 4-8 weeks.
Telogen effluvium is sudden diffuse hair loss following a major stressor (such as childbirth, a "crash" diet, or severe illness).
Microscopic examination of the proximal end of all hairs that come off with hair pulls in an adolescent with telogen effluvium should show them to be telogen hairs.
Telogen effluvium, which is a type of diffused hair loss involving the whole scalp, is a common condition affecting the young generation.
HTS has been associated with postnatal telogen effluvium, which 90% of women experience at peak between 2 and 6 months after giving birth11, 12.
Telogen effluvium shows an increased percentage of hairs upon examination.
Because platitude then non-sequitur warning us not to trust writing wherein the nonsensical proposition in a rustic photocopy of the eternal--this, a rendering by the author himself at the syntax of an effluvium wherein sentences recognize subtitles as their own species.
Possible symptoms and complications of eating disorders are acne, xerosis, amenorrhoea, tooth loss, cavities, constipation, diarrhea, lanugo, water retention or edema, scurvy, cardiac arrest, hypokalemia, telogen effluvium, osteoporosis, kidney failure, brain atrophy, electrolyte imbalance, pellagra, hyponatremia, suicide and death.
Valproate can cause telogen effluvium, a non-scarring form of alopecia that occurs by precipitating the follicles into a premature rest phase.
The largest province in the Peloponnese, modern Arcadia has been devastated by the effluvium from the Megalopoli power plant into the Alfeios river.
Here, work was something dignified, however hard the conditions, and the songs of the workers - of farmers, sailors, and spinners - were unpolluted by the 'aural effluvium of FM radio'.