Document Type: Original Article



Background: Hair loss is a major cause of dermatology visits resulting in considerable anxiety and distress for patients. The objective of the current research was to investigate the association among various diagnostic methods related to non-scarring hair loss in women.Methods: After obtaining the complete history, clinical examination was carried out on women suffering from diffuse nonscaring alopecia. Laboratory tests and histo-pathologic study were conducted for each patient, and ultimately, data were analyzed by SPSS version 16.Result: Forty-one women were enrolled with the average age of 28.1±8.4 years (16-48). Mean duration of hair loss was 6.2 years (2 months-20 years). The most prevalent type of hair loss was androgenetic al