Evaluation and diagnosis of the hair loss patient

    Thamer Mubki, Lidia Rudnicka, Małgorzata Olszewska, Jerry Shapiro
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      How to Diagnose Hair Loss

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      Alopecia Areata

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      Hair Loss in Women

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      Androgenetic Alopecia

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      Drug Reactions Affecting Hair: Diagnosis

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