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Types Of Hair Loss

Alopecia Areata

The symptomless loss of hair in small patches which may expand into the total loss of all scalp hair (alopecia totalis) and body hair (alopecia universalis). It can also be non-scarring, reversible and non-exclusive to age, sex, or race

GENETIC

A hereditary male pattern and female pattern alopecia, non-scarring hair loss affecting the crown which results from genetically determined end-organ sensitivity to androgens.

DIFFUSE/TELOGEN EFFLUVIUM

Overall hair thinning throughout the scalp, but unnoticeable unless hair loss becomes severe. This alopecia can occur continuously or episodically. Thinning Hair – Damaged or Broken Hair – Cancer-Related-Hair-Loss

TOTALIS

The total loss of all scalp hair except eyebrows and eyelashes.

TRACTION ALOPECIA

Also referred to as trauma alopecia, this results from rigorous brushing and blow drying or chemical over processing which can be acute or chronic.

TRICHOTILLOMANIA

Abnormal compulsion to pull out or twist hair and is common among women, children, and with bulimia nervosa in teenage girls

UNIVERSALIS

Total loss of all body hair.

This client had two types of hair loss

Female Pattern – Genetic

Telogen Effluvium