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What Is Telogen Effluvium?
Discussion Hair is an epidermal appendage. It has a regular cycle of phases where hair grows (anagen), rests (telogen) and has a transition phase (catagen) in between. Normal hair loss is ~50-100 hairs lost/day on the scalp. Normal hair grows about 2.5 mm/week. The history should include details about general health, health stressors especially in last 4-6 months including fevers, surgeries, new medication and life events are important. Review of systems for possible anemia, diabetes, and hypothyroidism and other autoimmune diseases should be obtained including fatigue, constipation, weight changes, night sweats, eye, mus...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Drug Lessens Psoriatic Plaques While Reversing BaldnessDrug Lessens Psoriatic Plaques While Reversing Baldness
Tofacitinib reversed baldness in a 25-year-old man with plaque psoriasis and alopecia universalis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis drug helps hairless man regrow hair
First successful test of a treatment for alopecia universalis, a condition that causes total hair loss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
Success suggests possible treatment for condition called alopecia areata universalis. Learn more at WebMD. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Hair Loss, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Grows Full Head Of Hair In Yale Arthritis Drug Trial
BOSTON (CBS) – Scientists at Yale may have discovered quite the off-label use for an FDA-approved arthritis drug. During a trial, which stretched for eight months, a 25-year-old man with almost no hair on his body grew a full head following treatment with the drug. He reported no noticeable side effects. The patient was suffering from a rare, highly visible disease known as alopecia universalis, which has no cure or approved long term treatment. The disease causes the loss of almost all body hair. According to scientists involved in the trial, the patient also grew eyebrows, eyelashes, and facial, armpit, and other h...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: steve saleeba Tags: Health Heard On WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Local Syndicated Local Watch Listen alopecia universalis Arthritis brett king tofacitinib citrate Yale Source Type: news

In hairless man, arthritis drug spurs hair growth -- lots
(Yale University) A man with almost no hair on his body has grown a full head of it after a novel treatment by doctors at Yale University.There is currently no cure or long-term treatment for alopecia universalis, the disease that left the 25-year-old patient bare of hair. This is the first reported case of a successful targeted treatment for the rare, highly visible disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news