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Alopecia

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Typhoid present with hair fall diagnosis (AIPG 2010)


A Telogen effluvium
B Anagen effluvium
C Alopecia areata
D None of above

Ans. A
Telogen effluvium

After an episode of stress—prolonged fever, surgery, child-birth many hair prematurely go to telogen phase. So after 3 months there is increased loss of hair and it becomes normal in another 3 months without any treatment.

The duration of telogen phase is 3 months.

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