An impulse control disorder that may cause tissue defects Doku kaybina neden olan dürtü kontrol bozukluǧu

Akdaǧ O., Sütçü M., Karameşe M., Karabekmez F., Tosun Z.

Turk Plastik, Rekonstruktif ve Estetik Cerrahi Dergisi, vol.21, no.2, pp.37-39, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: Turk Plastik, Rekonstruktif ve Estetik Cerrahi Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-39
  • Keywords: Impulse control disorder, Skin defect, Trichotillomania
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


Many factors experience with tissue defects in plastic surgery, which is an impulse control disorder, trichotillomania and skin picking are rare causes. Trichotillomania is a chronic impulse control disorder characterized by people to pull out the hair from their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, or other parts of the body. This conscious or subconscious habit is most commonly performed by young children, adolescents and women. To cause tissue defects is extremely rare. Factors that plastic surgery is a rare skin defects, two cases have been presented in this psychiatric disorder.