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Introduction to dermatology

Hair and scalp test

Hair growth Mix and match [table]: : Hypertrichosis || Hypertrichosis is non-androgen dependent hair growth (in this case induced by cyclosporin) : Short anagen || Short anagen phase - hair growing during recovery phase after telogen effluvium : Hirsutism || Androgen-dependent excessive hair growth in a female is known as hirsutism : Long anagen || Very long hair is a feature of a long anagen phase of hair growth Hair loss Mix and match [table]: : Scarring || Scarring alopecia due to folliculitis decalvans : Diffuse non-scarring || Diffuse non-scarring alopecia totalis/universalis : Localised non-scarring || Localised non-scarring alopecia areata : Diffuse non-scarring || Diffuse non-scarring alopecia due to trichotillomania : Pattern (androgenetic) || Pattern androgenetic alopecia in a male : Scarring || Scarring alopecia due to pseudopelade