Diffuse hair loss in women is a very common and often
complex presentation seen in daily practice. The four main
differentials of this presentation are female pattern hair
loss, acute and chronic telogen efﬂuvium, and diffuse alopecia
areata. This talk aims to provide a “street-wise” systematic
clinical approach with important differentiating clues and clinical tips to help develop more efﬁcient strategies to better assess and manage these conditions.