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Hair growth and disorders

Hair growth and disorders

Author: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hair growth and disorders.
Berlin : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2007936859
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
ISBN: 9783540469117 3540469117 3540469087 9783540469087 1281512680 9781281512680
OCLC Number: 272298782
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 564 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Biology of the Hair Follicle / Annika Vogt, Kevin J. McElwee, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi --
The Endocrine Control of the Hair Follicle / Valerie A. Randall --
Neuroimmunology of the Hair Follicle / Eva M.J. Peters, Vladimir A. Botchkarev --
Biology of Hair Follicle Pigmentation / Desmond J. Tobin --
Hair Follicle Vascularization and Innervation / Maria Hordinsky, Marna Ericson --
Molecular Genetics of Human Hair Diseases / Yutaka Shimomura, Abraham Zlotogorski, Angela M. Christiano --
Histology of the Human Hair Follicle / David A. Whiting --
Hair Growth Assessment Techniques / Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Kathrin Hillmann, Marcella Guarrera --
Male Androgenetic Alopecia / Andrew Messenger --
Female Pattern Hair Loss / Elise A. Olsen --
Primary Cicatricial Alopecia / Elizabeth Katrina Ross, Jerry Shapiro --
Secondary Cicatricial and other Permanent Alopecias / Andreas M. Finner, Jerry Shapiro --
Diffuse Hair Loss / Ralph M. Trüeb --
Hair Loss in Children / Natalie Garcia Bartels, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi --
Alopecia Areata / Pia Freyschmidt-Paul, Rolf Hoffmann, Kevin J. McElwee --
Hypertrichosis / Francisco M. Camacho-Martínez --
Hirsutism / Francisco M. Camacho-Martínez --
Scalp Tumors / Antonella Tosti, Massimiliano Pazzaglia, Bianca Maria Piraccini --
Disorders of the Scalp / Rodney Sinclair, Yee Jen Tai --
Psychocutaneous Disorders of Hair and Scalp / Ralph M. Trüeb, Uwe Gieler --
Photoepilation / Christine C. Dierickx --
Surgical Treatment of Hair Loss / Walter P. Unger, Robin H. Unger --
Tropical Dermatoses of the Scalp / Mohsen Soliman, Hiram Larangeira de Almeida Jr. --
African Hair / Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo, Valerie D. Callender --
Hair Cosmetics / Zoe Diana Draelos --
Natural Products for Hair Care and Treatment / Wilma F. Bergfeld, F. Alan Andersen --
Hair over the Ages and in Art --
The Culture, and Social History of Hair and its Depiction in Art / Norbert Haas --
Hair in Forensic Medicine / Bianca Maria Piraccini, Massimiliano Pazzaglia, Antonella Tosti.
Responsibility: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi [and others] (eds.).


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