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Figure 2: Sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-Y-Gastric bypass and their association with zinc deficiency and consequent alopecia. Decreased food intake is considered as the most common cause of zinc deficiency after gastrectomy, on the other hand, decreased zinc absorption was the most common factor in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients[8],[7],[10],[33],[38],[39],[40],[41],[42],[43]

Figure 2: Sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-Y-Gastric bypass and their association with zinc deficiency and consequent alopecia. Decreased food intake is considered as the most common cause of zinc deficiency after gastrectomy, on the other hand, decreased zinc absorption was the most common factor in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients<sup>[8],[7],[10],[33],[38],[39],[40],[41],[42],[43]</sup>