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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Hair Loss in Children: Introduction

    Like adults, children suffer from hair loss. It accounts for a number of pediatrician visits each year. WebMD takes a look at children's hair loss.

  2. Hair Loss: Glossary

    Find definitions of common terms related to hair loss here.

  3. Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

    Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.

  4. Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Look for in a Surgeon

    Looking for a reputable hair restoration surgeon? Here are questions to ask, considerations to keep in mind, and the type of surgeon or clinic to seek.

  5. Telogen Effluvium and Other Effluviums

    Effluviums are a certain type of hair loss condition. They affect different phases of the hair growth cycle. This article describes the definition, the cause, and treatments.

  6. Male Pattern Baldness Diagnosis

    Male pattern hair loss is diagnosed based on the appearance and pattern of the hair loss. The Norwood Scale is a common tool for determining the type and extent of hair loss.

  7. Hair Loss: Hair Shaft Defects

    Damage to the hair fiber can lead to hair loss. This article describes some hair shaft defects that cause hair loss.

  8. Drug-Induced Hair Loss

    A surprising number of drugs cite hair loss as a side effect. This article lists some of these medications, by medical condition.

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