Trichotillomania is chronic obsessive compulsive disease with a diagnostic hair loss patterns
作者: Khalifa E. Sharquie1Fatema A. Al-Jaralla2
刊名: American Journal of Dermatological Research and Reviews, 2020, Vol.3
来源数据库: eScience Publisher
DOI: 10.28933/ajodrr-2019-12-1505
关键词: TrichotillomaniaHair pulling disorderObsessive compulsive neurosisHair loss patterns.
原始语种摘要: Background: Trichotillomania (TTM) is a common cause of childhood alopecia. It’s a traumatic alopecia and is defined as the irresistible urge to pull out the hair, accompanied by a sense of relief after the hair has been plucked. The condition maybe episodic and the chronic type is difficult to treat. There seem to be an increase in the prevalence of the condition probably due to the changing life style into a more stressful one. Objective: To do full evaluation of this disease and description of hair loss patterns. Patients and methods: In this descriptive study, we collected patients with trichotillomania who had attended department of dermatology, college of medicine, university of Baghdad, Baghdad teaching hospital during the period from 2011 through 2019 where 114 cases of TTM were...
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  • compulsive 强制的
  • eyebrows 眉毛
  • pulling 牵引
  • dermatologist 皮肤学家
  • irresistible 不可抗拒的
  • leaving 保留
  • debilitating 虚衰的
  • second 
  • shame 羞耻
  • alopecia 脱发