Serum ferritin and vitamin d in female hair loss: do they play a role?

  title={Serum ferritin and vitamin d in female hair loss: do they play a role?},
  author={Hoda M. Rasheed and Doaa Mahgoub and Ragia Mahmood Hegazy and Mohamed El-Komy and Rania M Abdel Hay and Magdy Abdel Hamid and Ebtehal Hamdy},
  journal={Skin pharmacology and physiology},
  volume={26 2},
AIM Evaluation of serum ferritin and vitamin D levels in females with chronic telogen effluvium (TE) or female pattern hair loss (FPHL), in order to validate their role in these common hair loss diseases. METHODS Eighty females (18 to 45 years old) with hair loss, in the form of TE or FPHL, and 40 age-matched females with no hair loss were included in the study. Diagnosis was based upon clinical examination as well as trichogram and dermoscopy. Serum ferritin and vitamin D2 levels were… CONTINUE READING
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