Dystrophic-Anagen Effluvium Occurring During Pegylated Interferon-α-2a/Ribavirin Therapy

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To Cite : Turker K, Tas B, Ozkaya M, Tas E, Caglar A, et al. Dystrophic-Anagen Effluvium Occurring During Pegylated Interferon-α-2a/Ribavirin Therapy, Hepat Mon. 2015 ;15(3):e24804. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.24804.
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