effluvium


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Related to effluvium: anagen effluvium, Telogen effluvium

ef·flu·vi·um

, pl.

ef·flu·vi·a

(e-flū'vē-ŭm, -ē-ă), Do not confuse this word with defluvium.
Shedding of hair.
See also: defluxion (1).
[L. a flowing out, fr. ef-fluo, to flow out]

ef·flu·vi·um

, pl. effluvia (ĕ-flū'vē-ŭm, -ă)
Shedding of hair.
See also: defluxion (1)
[L. a flowing out, fr. ef-fluo, to flow out]

ef·flu·vi·um

, pl. effluvia (ĕ-flū'vē-ŭm, -ă) Do not confuse this word with defluvium.
Shedding of hair.
[L. a flowing out, fr. ef-fluo, to flow out]
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It included clinically typical cases of commonest types of alopecias (androgenetic alopecia, telogen effluvium and alopecia areata).
Hair loss was seen within the first 1 month after the onset of chemotherapy in our study, which was also observed in a study by Chadha et al.[10] Anagen effluvium is the most common cause of hair loss associated with anti-cancer drugs and it usually begins in 1-2 weeks after starting the drug, becoming more apparent in the subsequent 4-8 weeks.
Some types of hair loss are not as easily treated as telogen effluvium, however, and can be caused by hormone imbalances or auto-immune conditions.
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.
HTS has been associated with postnatal telogen effluvium, which 90% of women experience at peak between 2 and 6 months after giving birth11, 12.
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.
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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.