Comprehensive Overview and Treatment Update on Hair Loss

  title={Comprehensive Overview and Treatment Update on Hair Loss},
  author={Katlein França and Thiago Saldanha Rodrigues and Jennifer A. Ledon and Jessica A Savas and Anna Haydee Chacon},
Hair loss is one of the most common complaints among all patients consulting a dermatologist and is usually associated with severe psychological disturbances, distress and symptoms of depression. [1-3]. It can be temporary or long lasting. Diagnosis of hair loss is based on detailed clinical history, physical exam, clinical diagnostic tests, laboratory testing, and scalp biopsy, which may be necessary to confirm some diagnoses. This article presents an overview of the most common clinical… CONTINUE READING