Search Results for: trichotillomania

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Initial Evaluation

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

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…y scaly tinea capitis include: seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis For pronounced alopecia: alopecia areata, trichotillomania, secondary syphilis, pseudopelade Inflammatory tinea capitis must differentiated from bacterial infections,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…nts admit that they have noticed their daughter pulling at her hair, especially the eyelashes, when stressed; a diagnosis of trichotillomania is highly likely Reassurance is given; the hair growth is likely fully reversible; a long discussion…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…is Fragmented hair in hair follicle, tapered structure of hair shaft, damaged hair matrix Spontaneous recovery over 6 months Trichotillomania Asymmetric, jagged, or scattered areas of inconsistent hair loss; eyelid margins are common site of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Trichotillomania

…riods of time under sustained pressure results in “traction alopecia,” a process different entirely from that of trichotillomania. In trichotillomania, hairs do not fall out; they are broken off; stumps are apparent readily. In short,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia areata vs. Trichotillomania

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichotillomania (developed fully) vs. Traction alopecia (end stage)

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

Trichotillomania

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

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…everal follicles are in catagen + 11.22.5B: Trichomalacia (clumps of melanin in a fractured hair shaft) in an infundibulum = Trichotillomania In a setting such as this, the finding of even a hint of trichomalacia enables a histopathologist to render…