Merrin Dermatology 07: Alopecia

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Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the normal growth cycle of a hair follicle.
2. List the distinguishing features among the various common types of non-scarring alopecia (alopecia areata, androgenic alopecia, telogen effluvium, traumatic alopecia), and common scarring alopecia.
3. Describe the basic workup and initial treatments for the above common types of alopecia.



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This activity was orginally created on: April 6, 2011
Authors:
  • So Young Oh
  • John Qualter
  • Marissa Hiruma
  • Carrie Mahowald
  • Lisa Altshuler