Alopecia is the general medical term for hair loss. There are many types of hair loss with different symptoms and causes.
This book provides clinicians with the latest information and advances in the diagnosis and management of hair loss.
Beginning with an overview of embryology, anatomy, hair cycle and classification, the following chapters cover numerous different types of alopecia and its treatment.
Each chapter guides clinicians step by step providing an introduction and discussion on etiopathogenesis, then clinical features, investigation techniques, differential diagnosis, and treatment options.
The comprehensive text is further enhanced by flowcharts, illustrations, photographs and comparative tables to assist learning.
- Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of hair loss
- Guides clinicians step by step through investigations, clinical features, differential diagnosis and treatment
- Covers numerous different types of alopecia
- Highly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, flowcharts and tables
Jayakar Thomas MD DD MNAMS FRCP FRCPCH PhD DSc
Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India