Search Results for: telogen effluvium

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…eficiency, vitamin D deficiency, iron deficiency, or due to shifts of hair from the growth phase to shedding phase, known as telogen effluvium) idiopathic (such as frontal fibrosing alopecia) A biopsy may be helpful to discriminate between these…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Telogen Effluvium—An Inflammatory Disease?

…c abnormalities are necessarily minor or absent or else the follicle could not conclude its growing phase in the normal way. Telogen effluvium is obviously a nonspecific reaction pattern provoked by a host of different stimuli—a syndrome, not a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Telogen effluvium

…itself as one or more patches from which virtually all hairs are gone. Miscue clinical as clue to diagnosis histopathologic Telogen effluvium misdiagnosed clinically as androgenetic alopecia: Denominators in common: Diffuse loss of hair. Features…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Common baldness vs. Telogen effluvium

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Telogen effluvium

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Alopecia areata Androgenetic alopecia Traction alopecia Trichotillomania Anagen effluvium

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…e hair loss started within a week suggesting anagen effluvium and in another it started after two or three months suggesting telogen effluvium. This finding suggests the causative mechanism of CBZ-induced hair loss is not unitary.” Kohno Y,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

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