European Journal of Dermatology


Trichoteiromania Volume 11, numéro 4, July - August 2001

Department of Dermatology, Philipp University, Deutschhausstraße 9, 35033 Marburg, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 369-71
  • Année de parution : 2001

Hair loss does not only occur due to diseases of the hair and scalp, but may also be self-inflicted by a patient in the form of a factitious disorder. The most frequent forms of such self-inflicted hair loss are trichotillomania [1] and trichotemnomania [2]. However, in daily clinical practice another type of artificially induced hair loss that cannot be categorized as trichotillomania or trichotemnomania is sometimes observed. We report [...]