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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Telogen Effluvium

    TE appears as a diffuse thinning of hair on the scalp, which may not be even all over. It can be a bit more severe in some areas of the scalp than others.

  2. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata, nails. Pitting in organized transverse rows giving the nail a "hammered brass" appearance.

  3. Female Pattern Baldness

    Mistakenly thought to be a strictly male disease, women make up a significant percentage of American hair loss sufferers. Forty percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are age 40, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

  4. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. The damage to the follicle is usually not permanent.

  5. Cosmetic Procedures for Hair Loss

    WebMD looks at ways to slow or correct hair loss through the use of medications or hair replacement procedures.

  6. Male Pattern Baldness

    An overview of male hair loss, which affects most men at some point in their life.

  7. Surgical Hair Restoration

    Most people considering surgical hair restoration are not aware of the scope and the pitfalls of this medical specialty.

  8. Hair Loss in Women

    Hair loss is not just a problem for men. Many women are afflicted by the condition as well.

  9. Hair Loss: The Science of Hair

    What is hair, how does it grow, and how does hair loss happen? Some science behind hair is explained here.

  10. Hair Loss: Infectious Agents

    Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.

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