Differential diagnosis of hair loss by jizhen1947

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									Is the hair loss
                                Consider other causes,
associated with                 e.g. tinea capitis,
marked
                                psoriasis
inflammation?



Is the patient
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under 18 years?

                              Consider hair shaft
Is the hair loss
                              defect.
patchy?
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Is the patient taking
                                Conduct drug review
medication that may
induce hair loss?


                                  Refer for T4 and
Signs of underlying
pathology e.g. endocrine          TSH levels
dysfunction

 Is there a family history?           Alopecia


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