Ann Dermatol 2018 Apr 21;30(2):214-217. Epub 2018 Feb 21.
Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Telogen effluvium is categorized in nonscarring alopecia, which shows scalp hair thinning and shedding diffusely resulting from inducing factors such as physiological stressful events and several acute or chronic diseases. It usually appears in female patients following parturition, as well as after febrile disease, major surgery, emotional stress, abrupt diet, chronic illness, or the taking of certain medication pills. Two patients who both recalled an operational history of hair transplantation visited our department with their frontal and both temporal hair loss. Read More