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Hair growth and disorders

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
eBook, English, ©2008
Springer, Berlin, ©2008
1 online resource (xxvi, 564 pages) : illustrations
9783540469117, 9783540469087, 9781281512680, 3540469117, 3540469087, 1281512680
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