Search Results for: telogen effluvium

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…fts 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 entities, as many of these clinical syndromes give rise to either a…

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 be…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Telogen Effluvium—An Inflammatory Disease?

Telogen effluvium signifies the loss of normal club hairs from resting follicles which have performed the ritual of involution, catagen, in the prescribed [sic] fashion. Inflammatory signs or other histologic abnormalities are necessarily mi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Telogen effluvium

Telogen effluvium Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age, but especially women following parturition Distribution of lesions Diffuse loss of hair on the scalp, especially from the parietal region; alopecia sometimes subtle and hardly evident…

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 be…

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 be…

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?

…#8221; Kligman AM. Pathologic dynamics of human hair loss, I: telogen effluvium. Arch Dermatol 1961;83:175–98. “Only a limited number of detailed case reports describing CBZ [carbamazepine]-induced hair loss were available, and we found these c…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Common baldness and telogen effluvium are the best known and the most common examples of non-inflammatory alopecia of the two. Common baldness, as its title denotes, is the most common. Those two alopecias of different character and course share sev…