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Patient Buzz: COVID-19 & Telogen Effluvium
Telogen Effluvium
by Allison Sit on
VeryWell Health recently posted an article about a study that showed stress from COVID-19 -- and perhaps the virus itself – may be leading to an increase in hair loss cases. For an expert opinion, I contacted Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD, a dermatologist in practice in Columbia, Md. Has the pandemic led to an increase in telogen effluvium?  Absolutely. I noticed an increase in te …
Treating Alopecia in Skin of Color Patients: How to Arrest Loss and Promote Regrowth
alopecia in soc
by Edita Newton, MD on
Can you improve your culturally-competent hair loss consultation? Would you like to grow your toolbox for comprehensive alopecia treatment? If so, you are in the right place! Hair loss is a frequent concern for patients visiting the dermatologist, especially in patients with pigmented skin types. Kinky or coiled hair has an innate fragility that makes African Americans especially prone to hair …
Top Black Hair Loss Videos and Black Hair Loss Treatment Videos on YouTube
BLACK HAIR LOSS VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Thin on Top: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Top Black Hair Loss Videos and Black Hair Loss Treatment Videos on YouTube Esther B. Henebeng BS¹, Uzoamaka Okoro MD, MSc², Ogechi Ezemma BA¹, Kristina Monteiro PhD¹, Afiya M. Mbilishaka PhD³, Chesahna Kindred MD, MBA4 ¹The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, ²Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gor …
Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Presenting as Androgenetic Alopecia in an African American Woman
African American Woman with frontal fibrosis alopecia
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a primary lymphocytic cicatricial alopecia that is currently regarded as a variant of lichen planopilaris. FFA has historically been considered rare in black patients, in whom traction alopecia, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, and androgenetic alopecia are frequently assumed to be more common. JDD author Kimberly Huerth, MD, ME describes a case of FFA …
A Closer Look at a Multi-Targeted Approach to Hair Loss in African American Women
Hair Loss in African American Woman
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Hair loss is a common problem that spares no gender or ethnic group. As we know, there are differences in straight and curly hair including follicle shape, growth rate, and density.2Similarly, there are also differences epidemiologically in what types of hair loss are more commonly seen in different ethnic groups, as well as how it’s diagnosed and treated.2 JDD authors Cheryl Burgess MD, Wendy R …