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Can lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Not usually

Hair loss in lupus is usually due to the discoid lesions on the scalp.
Sudden, widespread hair loss with a normal-looking scalp is usually telogen effluvium and recovery is usual.

In brief: Not usually

Hair loss in lupus is usually due to the discoid lesions on the scalp.
Sudden, widespread hair loss with a normal-looking scalp is usually telogen effluvium and recovery is usual.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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