II. Indications

III. Preparation

  1. Do not Shampoo hair 24 hours before test

IV. Technique

  1. Grasp small clump (60 hairs) in index, middle and thumb
  2. Pull hairs gently but with firm pressure

V. Interpretation: Count hairs shed with maneuver

  1. Normal shedding: 6 or fewer hairs shed
  2. Active shedding: More than 6 hairs shed

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