Hair Growth and Disorders / Edition 1

Hair Growth and Disorders / Edition 1

by Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
     
 

*Edited and written by world-authorities in their field *Well-structured and reader-friendly content with Key Features boxes and Summary for the Clinician *Includes basic science and clinical chapters as well as surgery and epilation chapters with consistent style and presentation *Lavishly illustrated with color illustrations throughout Hair disorders have become

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*Edited and written by world-authorities in their field *Well-structured and reader-friendly content with Key Features boxes and Summary for the Clinician *Includes basic science and clinical chapters as well as surgery and epilation chapters with consistent style and presentation *Lavishly illustrated with color illustrations throughout Hair disorders have become a central social and psychological issue with increasing demands and expectations from patients. Written by world-renowned experts, this lavishly illustrated textbook provides the latest scientific aspects of hair biology, up-to-date knowledge on hair diagnosis and treatment options as well as hair removal and restoration techniques. The well-structured content is divided into three sections: Basic aspects of hair growth Hair and scalp disorders Fotoepilation, surgery and hair cosmetics It also contains unique sections on hair at different ages, in art and in forensic investigations as well as ethnic hair. Written for: Dermatologists, gynaecologists, and paediatrician as well as general practitioners

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ISBN-13:
9783540469087
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/27/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Biology of the Hair Follicle.- The Endocrine Control of the Hair Follicle.- Neuroimmunology of the Hair Follicle.- Biology of Hair Follicle Pigmentation.- Hair Follicle Vascularization and Innervation.- Molecular Genetics of Human Hair Diseases.- Histology of the Human Hair Follicle.- Hair Growth Assessment Techniques.- Male Androgenetic Alopecia.- Female Pattern Hair Loss.- Primary Cicatricial Alopecia.- Secondary Cicatricial and other Permanent Alopecias.- Diffuse Hair Loss.- Hair Loss in Children.- Alopecia Areata.- Hypertrichosis.- Hirsutism.- Scalp Tumors.- Disorders of the Scalp.- Psychocutaneous Disorders of Hair and Scalp.- Photoepilation.- Surgical Treatment of Hair Loss.- Tropical Dermatoses of the Scalp.- African Hair.- Hair Cosmetics.- Natural Products for Hair Care and Treatment.- Hair over the Ages and in Art – The Culture, and Social History of Hair and its Depiction in Art.- Hair in Forensic Medicine.

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