Hair loss: Diagnosis and management
Fabiane Mulinari-Brenner, MD
International Scholar, Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, The Cleveland Clinic
Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD
Head, Clinical Research, Department of Dermatology, The Cleveland Clinic
Address: Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD, Department of Dermatology, A61, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABSTRACTAlopecia is usually treatable and self-limited, but it may be permanent. Careful diagnosis of the type of hair loss will aid in selecting effective treatment. Reassurance is an important component of any treatment regimen.