Tricotilomanía; parte superior de la cabeza

La tricotilomanía es un comportamiento repetitivo en que se enrolla y retuerce el cabello continuamente. Como consecuencia, se produce la pérdida del cabello por lo general en un área bien definida (aunque también puede ser irregular y poco definida), en la que se observan unos cabellos cortos y quebradizos y otros que están apenas creciendo. El área más comúnmente afectada es el cuero cabelludo, aunque también puede afectar las cejas y pestañas.Tricotilomanía; parte superior de la cabeza

Revision

Last reviewed 2/13/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and Timothy Rogge, MD, Medical Director, Family Medical Psychiatry Center, Kirkland, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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