2005
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.141.10.1243
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Distinguishing Androgenetic Alopecia From Chronic Telogen Effluvium When Associated in the Same Patient

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“…They were studied and diagnosed by means of clinical observation and trichoscopy. To confirm the diagnosis, they were submitted to the Modified Wash Test, whose details have been published elsewhere [5]. In brief, after 5 days of refraining from shampooing, the subjects were invited to wash their hair in a basin, to collect all shed hairs with the aid of a pad or gauze, and to count them.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…They were studied and diagnosed by means of clinical observation and trichoscopy. To confirm the diagnosis, they were submitted to the Modified Wash Test, whose details have been published elsewhere [5]. In brief, after 5 days of refraining from shampooing, the subjects were invited to wash their hair in a basin, to collect all shed hairs with the aid of a pad or gauze, and to count them.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The patient admitted to being apprehensive, but denied any specific cause of such an anxiety. As it is common practice in TE cases, I prescribed a modified wash test (MWT) [4]. …”
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“…I guess that they have a telogen effluvium-androgenetic alopecia (TE-AGA) overlap. I agree with Prof. Trüeb that the latter is a challenging diagnosis, but I am relying on MWT [11], which confirms such diagnosis and assesses the relative severity of the two conditions, which is essential for a rational treatment. I tried to label this disorder inflammatory/autoimmune, but any other more appropriate title is welcome.…”
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confidence: 99%