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.
Dermatologists, gynaecologists, and paediatrician as well as general practitioners
Table of contents
Biology of the Hair Follicle.- Hair Keratins and Hair Structure.- Endocrinology of the Hair Follicle.- Neuroimmunology of the Hair Follicle.- Hair Pigmentation.- Hair Follicle Vascularisation and Innervation.- Follicular Penetration and Targeting.- Hair, Genes and Clinical Genetics.- Histology of the Human Hair Follicle.- Hair Diagnostic Techniques.- Pattern Hair Loss in Men.- Pattern Hair Loss in Women.- Primary Cicatricial Alopecia.- Secondary Cicatricial Alopecia.- Diffuse Hair Loss.- Hair Disorders in Children.