Dermatology Book


Traction Alopecia

Aka: Traction Alopecia
  1. See Also
    1. Alopecia
    2. Trichorrhexis Nodosa
  2. Definition
    1. Alopecia due to a high tension hair style
  3. Causes
    1. Tight braids (e.g. corn rows)
    2. Ponytails
  4. Management
    1. Change in hair style
  5. Prognosis
    1. Longstanding Trauma may result in permanent Hair Loss

Traumatic alopecia (C0002182)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 201156007, 225056006, 67488005
Spanish Alopecia por tracción, alopecia traumática (trastorno), alopecia traumática
Portuguese Alopécia por tracção
German Traktionsalopezie
Czech Tahová alopecie
Italian Alopecia da trazione
Dutch tractie-alopecie
French Alopécie de traction
Japanese 牽引性脱毛症, ケンインセイダツモウショウ
English traction alopecia, alopecia traction, alopecia traumatic, traumatic alopecia, Traction alopecia (disorder), Traumatic alopecia, Traction alopecia, Traumatic alopecia (disorder)
Hungarian Tractiós alopecia
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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