Hair Growth and Disorders by Ulrike Blume-PeytaviHair Growth and Disorders by Ulrike Blume-Peytavi

Hair Growth and Disorders

byUlrike Blume-PeytaviEditorDavid A. Whiting, Ralph M. Tr

Paperback | October 14, 2010

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Hair disorders have become a central social and psychological issue and patients present with increasing demands and expectations.

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, and Fotoepilation, surgery and hair cosmetics. As an add-on it contains unique sections on hair in different ages and in art, on ethnic hair and in forensic investigations.

Title:Hair Growth and DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:564 pages, 26 × 19.3 × 0.01 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642079903

ISBN - 13:9783642079900


Table of Contents

Biology of the Hair Follicle.- The Endocrine Control of the Hair Follicle.- Neuroimmunology of the Hair Follicle.- Biology of Hair Follicle Pigmentation.- Hair Follicle Vascularization and Innervation.- Molecular Genetics of Human Hair Diseases.- Histology of the Human Hair Follicle.- Hair Growth Assessment Techniques.- Male Androgenetic Alopecia.- Female Pattern Hair Loss.- Primary Cicatricial Alopecia.- Secondary Cicatricial and other Permanent Alopecias.- Diffuse Hair Loss.- Hair Loss in Children.- Alopecia Areata.- Hypertrichosis.- Hirsutism.- Scalp Tumors.- Disorders of the Scalp.- Psychocutaneous Disorders of Hair and Scalp.- Photoepilation.- Surgical Treatment of Hair Loss.- Tropical Dermatoses of the Scalp.- African Hair.- Hair Cosmetics.- Natural Products for Hair Care and Treatment.- Hair over the Ages and in Art - The Culture, and Social History of Hair and its Depiction in Art.- Hair in Forensic Medicine.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The book covers the full range of topics from basic principles of hair biology to rare genodermatoses that manifest as hair disorders. . an effective didactic tool that can serve a wide variety of learners, from medical students to practicing clinicians and researchers. . this book serves its purpose of providing up-to-date information on these topics as well as a good overview of the diagnosis and treatment of patients with various hair and scalp conditions." (Ashley R. Curtis and Amy J. McMichael, The New England Journal of Medicine, March, 2009)