Serum ferritin and vitamin D levels should be evaluated in patients with diffuse hair loss prior to treatment


TAMER F., Yuksel M. E. , Karabag Y.

POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII, vol.37, no.3, pp.407-411, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/ada.2020.96251
  • Journal Name: POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.407-411
  • Keywords: alopecia, hair loss, iron, vitamin D, IRON-DEFICIENCY, DIAGNOSIS, ASSOCIATION, SCALP
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Various factors like physiological and emotional stress, drugs and nutritional deficiencies can result in hair loss. Results of laboratory tests examining the underlying aetiology of hair loss vary in patients.