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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 5 ( September-October, 2013 ) > List of Articles

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Pressure-induced Alopecia from Orthodontic Headgear

Sridhar Premkumar, Kalanjiam Vidya

Citation Information : Premkumar S, Vidya K. Pressure-induced Alopecia from Orthodontic Headgear. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013; 14 (5):954-956.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-1432

Published Online: 01-10-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Clinical relevance

The use of headgear can lead to the rare complication of alopecia and the clinician should be aware of it.

Objective

The reader should understand the psychological implications of alopecia and also to carry out the treatment after assessing the risk/benefit ratio.

How to cite this article

Premkumar S, Vidya K. Pressureinduced Alopecia from Orthodontic Headgear. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(5):954-956.


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