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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Telogen Effluvium is another causal factor of hair loss in women mostly.
Most common cutaneous side effect which developed in 10 patients after varying duration of starting chemotherapy was alopecia, both anagen and telogen effluvium, with multiple drugs as suspected causative gents.
Telogen effluvium is general shedding from all over the head and sometimes it gets worse with stress, illness, medication or hormones.
Patients with chronic telogen effluvium were excluded from the study.
Common types of hair loss include androgenic alopecia, congenital alopecia, cicatricial or scarring alopecia, and telogen effluvium alopecia among women.
Hair loss of this type is called telogen effluvium,' explains Anabel Kingsley.
and crash hair loss Another form of alopecia is telogen effluvium.
The differential diagnosis for syphilis alopecia includes alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, trichotillomania, and tinea capitis.
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.
She described how to use the hair pull and other tools to differentiate between telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, loose anagen syndrome, and short anagen syndrome.