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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 131--132

Hair loss in cancer chemotherapeutic patients


Dept. of Skin & STD, Kasturba Medical College and Hospitals, Manipal - 576 119, India

Correspondence Address:
S D Shenoi
Dept. of Skin & STD, Kasturba Medical College and Hospitals, Manipal - 576 119
India
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The hair loss in 8 cancer patients aged between 18 and 60 years on chemotherapy was studied. All had diffuce moderate alopecio within 1 month of starting treatment. Of the 8, 3 had only telogen hairs and 3 had high dystrophic hair count. Both anagen and telogen effluvium are implicated.






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