effluvium

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a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)

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In our study among all the cutaneous manifestation, most common ones were anagen effluvium followed by supravenous hyperpigmentation, xerosis and melanonychia of nail.
Anagen effluvium shows a decrease in telogen- phase hairs and an increased number of broken hairs.
The differential diagnosis for alopecia areata includes tinea capitis, trichotillomania, early scarring alopecia, telogen effluvium, anagen effluvium (drug-induced), systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus, and secondary syphilis.
Anagen effluvium, loss of hairs in their growing phase, is typically associated with chemotherapy.
Chemotherapeutic agents used in cancer chemotherapy frequently cause alopecia, with anagen effluvium being the most common pattern and it usually begins in 1-2 weeks after starting the drug, becoming more apparent in the subsequent 4-8 weeks.