The presence of trichodynia in patients with telogen effluvium and androgenetic alopecia.

@article{KivanAltunay2003ThePO,
  title={The presence of trichodynia in patients with telogen effluvium and androgenetic alopecia.},
  author={Ilknur Kivanç-Altunay and Canan Savaş and Gonca G{\"o}kdemir and Adem K{\"o}şl{\"u} and Eşber Baki Ayaydin},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={691-3}
}
BACKGROUND Trichodynia refers to pain, discomfort, and/or paresthesia in the skin of the scalp or the hair. There may be an associated psychologic comorbidity. Although androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and telogen effluvium (TE) are different entities in terms of pathogenesis, etiology, and clinical picture, both may be influenced by psychologic stress and may be the cause of secondary stress. AIMS To investigate the presence of trichodynia in patients with TE and AGA and to evaluate psychologic… CONTINUE READING

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