telogen effluvium


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post·par·tum al·o·pe·ci·a

temporary diffuse telogen loss of scalp hair at the termination of pregnancy.
Synonym(s): telogen effluvium

tel·o·gen ef·flu·vi·um

(tel'ō-jen ĕ-flū'vē-ŭm)
Increased transient shedding of normal club hairs by premature development of telogen in anagen follicles, resulting from various kinds of stress (e.g., childbirth, shock, drug intake, cessation of an oral contraceptive, fever, dieting with marked weight loss).
See also: anagen effluvium
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Among all the cutaneous manifestations, most common ones were anagen and telogen effluvium, followed by diffuse hyperpigmentation, xerosis and hand-foot syndrome.
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.
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, 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.
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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.
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.
A THERE is a condition called telogen effluvium which causes hair loss and can be brought on by intense stress.
One of the most common types of hair loss in Caucasian women is telogen effluvium, which is characterized by increased shedding of hair over the entire scalp.