How to use Telogen in a sentence
There are two different types of alopecia, medically known as anagen effluvium and Telogen effluvium.
Then a dormant period known as the telogen phase occurs.
Following the telogen phase, the growth phase begins again, and the growth cycle repeats.
Tinea capitis (ringworm) affects an estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of susceptible children, and although the demographics are sketchy, telogen effluvium is the most common type of alopecia in both children and adults.
Telogen effluvium, another common cause of hair loss, affects both children and adults.Advertisement
In telogen effluvium, there is a physiologic basis to the hair loss; something happens to interrupt the hair's normal growth cycle and to drive many or all of the hairs into the telogen phase.
Hair loss resulting from telogen effluvium or drug side effects usually requires no treatment.
For example, hair loss in telogen effluvium usually occurs over several weeks to months, then stops.
The final stage in a hair's growth cycle is called the telogen phase.
Telogen effluvium affects both males and females.Advertisement
The telogen phase of hair growth is considered the resting period.
At any given time, roughly 15% of your total hair will be experiencing the telogen inactive phase of growth.
Excessive hair loss is called telogen effluvium, a condition that has various causes including pregnancy.