Hair & nails

Alopecia a late unexpected consequence of COVID-19 ICU admission

Alopecia is common in people with severe COVID-19 who spend time in ICU and experience acute hypoxic respiratory failure, dermatologists in Europe have reported. In a single centre study of 38 patients, Italian clinicians found that  70% of COVID-19 survivors who received prolonged respiratory support developed telogen effluvium (TE) alopecia within three months of hospital discharge. ...

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