This book is a comprehensive guide to hair disorders. Beginning with an introduction to hair anatomy, the following chapters discuss various hair disorders, from more common conditions such as alopecia, hair shaft disorders and itchy and scaly scalp problems, to less common conditions including follicular tumours and psychosomatic hair disorders.
The final sections describe the latest advances in surgical treatments for hair disorders including hair restoration surgery, hair transplantation, and stem cell therapy for hair loss. A complete chapter is dedicated to hair loss in women.
More than 565 clinical photographs, diagrams and tables enhance learning.
Comprehensive guide to hair disorders
Covers numerous common and less common conditions
Complete chapter dedicated to hair loss in women
Describes latest advances in surgical therapies
S Sacchidanand MD DVD DHA FRCP (Glasgow) Registrar (Evaluation), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Savitha AS MD DNB FRGUHS (Dermatosurgery) Senior Resident Lakshmi DV DVD FRGUHS (Paediatric Dermatology) Senior Resident Both at Victoria Hospital, Department of Dermatology STD & Leprosy, Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Karnataka, India
Evolution of Hair Hair Anatomy Approach to a Patient with Hair Disorders Genetic Disorders Hair Shaft Disorders Bacterial Infections Fungal Infections Pediculosis Capitis Itchy and Scaly Scalp Disorders Alopecia Areata Androgenetic Alopecia Hair Loss in Women Telogen Effluvium Hair and Endocrine System Cicatricial Alopecia Hirsuitism Hypertrichosis Hair and Nutrition Cultural Influence on Hair disorders Canities Follicular Tumours Psychosomatic Hair Disorders Shampoos and Conditioners Hair Restoration Surgery Recent Advances in Hair transplantation Laser Hair Reduction Mesotherapy for Hair Hair Cosmetics Platelet Rich Plasma in Trichology Stem Cell Therapy for Hair Loss Overview of Management of Disorders of Hair and Scalp