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Case Number : Case 2443 - 13 November 2019 Posted By: Iskander H. Chaudhry

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44 F, Diffuse shedding. ?CTE ? FPHL


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?Telogen effluvium ?Female Androgenic Alopecia. No inflammation. Mild perifollicular fibrosis...favor FAA.

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No miniaturization of hair. I think it's telogen effluvium

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Krishnakumar subramanian

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diffuse alopecia

Not much follicular miniaturization, teolgen /catagen hairs seen. Occasional velds hair seen

No inflammation. sebaceous glands seem to be reduced

chronic telogen effluvium with an underlying Pattern hair loss

I don't know why sebaceous glands are reduced. Does he have also some Psoriasis

 

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Dr. Richard Carr

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Don't think I ever diagnosed CTE but I'll try here!

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Admin_Dermpath

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Dear All 

So first point it there is no scarring - so a non scarring alopecia. The diagnosis is chronic telogen effluvium. The telogen count is over 15 percent and there is no miniturisation. There is no inflammation to suggest alopecia areata. 

Iskander 

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