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dc.contributor.authorStarace, M
dc.contributor.authorIorizzo, M
dc.contributor.authorSechi, A
dc.contributor.authorAlessandrini, AM
dc.contributor.authorCarpanese, M
dc.contributor.authorBruni, F
dc.contributor.authorVara, G
dc.contributor.authorApalla, Z
dc.contributor.authorAsz-Sigall, D
dc.contributor.authorBarruscotti, S
dc.contributor.authorCamacho, F
dc.contributor.authorDoche, I
dc.contributor.authorEstrada, BD
dc.contributor.authorDhurat, R
dc.contributor.authorGavazzoni, MF
dc.contributor.authorGrimalt, R
dc.contributor.authorHarries, M
dc.contributor.authorIoannidis, D
dc.contributor.authorMcMichael, A
dc.contributor.authorMelo, DF
dc.contributor.authorOliveira, R
dc.contributor.authorOvcharenko, Y
dc.contributor.authorPirmez, R
dc.contributor.authorRamot, Y
dc.contributor.authorRudnicka, L
dc.contributor.authorShapiro, J
dc.contributor.authorSilyuk, T
dc.contributor.authorSinclair, R
dc.contributor.authorTosti, A
dc.contributor.authorVano-Galvan, S
dc.contributor.authorPiraccini, BM
dc.identifierpii: S2666-3287(21)00056-0
dc.identifier.citationStarace, M., Iorizzo, M., Sechi, A., Alessandrini, A. M., Carpanese, M., Bruni, F., Vara, G., Apalla, Z., Asz-Sigall, D., Barruscotti, S., Camacho, F., Doche, I., Estrada, B. D., Dhurat, R., Gavazzoni, M. F., Grimalt, R., Harries, M., Ioannidis, D., McMichael, A. ,... Piraccini, B. M. (2021). Trichodynia and telogen effluvium in COVID-19 patients: Results of an international expert opinion survey on diagnosis and management.. JAAD Int, 5, pp.11-18.
dc.description.abstractBackground: The cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 may be useful disease markers and prognostic indicators. Recently, postinfectious telogen effluvium and trichodynia have also been reported. Objective: To evaluate the presence of trichodynia and telogen effluvium in patients with COVID-19 and describe their characteristics in relation to the other signs and symptoms of the disease. Methods: Patients with a history of COVID-19 presenting to the clinics of a group of hair experts because of telogen effluvium and/or scalp symptoms were questioned about their hair signs and symptoms in relation to the severity of COVID-19 and associated symptoms. Results: Data from 128 patients were collected. Telogen effluvium was observed in 66.3% of the patients and trichodynia in 58.4%. Trichodynia was associated with telogen effluvium in 42.4% of the cases and anosmia and ageusia in 66.1% and 44.1% of the cases, respectively. In majority (62.5%) of the patients, the hair signs and symptoms started within the first month after COVID-19 diagnosis, and in 47.8% of the patients, these started after 12 weeks or more. Limitations: The recruitment of patients in specialized hair clinics, lack of a control group, and lack of recording of patient comorbidities. Conclusion: The severity of postviral telogen effluvium observed in patients with a history of COVID-19 infection may be influenced by COVID-19 severity. We identified early-onset (<4 weeks) and late-onset (>12 weeks) telogen effluvium.
dc.publisherElsevier BV
dc.titleTrichodynia and telogen effluvium in COVID-19 patients: Results of an international expert opinion survey on diagnosis and management.
dc.typeJournal Article
melbourne.affiliation.departmentMedicine (St Vincent's)
melbourne.affiliation.facultyMedicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
melbourne.source.titleJAAD Int
melbourne.openaccess.statusPublished version
melbourne.contributor.authorSinclair, Rodney
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