Search Results for: trichotillomania

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Initial Evaluation

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

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

Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

…ea capitis include seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis. For pronounced alopecia include alopecia areata, trichotillomania, secondary syphilis, and pseudopelade. Inflammatory tinea capitis must be differentiated from bacterial…

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,…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Traction alopecia

…ieve particular hair styles, such as pony tails, braids, and cornrows. Comment Traction alopecia should not be confused with trichotillomania, the two conditions being wholly different from one another in nearly all respects. Trichotillomania