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This textbook contains the latest advances and scientific knowledge from the leading experts in hair biology, hair disorders, and clinical trichology. The book consists of ten sections in which hair biology, hair genetics, hair diagnostics, hair loss types, pathogenesis, treatment options, and restoration techniques are discussed.
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DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. Hair loss may refer to excessive shedding or baldness or both. Balding can be localised or diffuse , scarring or non-scarring. Increased hair can be due to hormonal factors hirsutism or non-hormonal hypertrichosis.
PDF | The diagnosis and management of hair and scalp disorders in the clinic or office presents a unique challenge for the physician.
Scalp pruritus is a frequent problem encountered in dermatological practice. This disorder is caused by various underlying diseases and is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Scalp pruritus may be localized to the scalp or extended to other body areas. It is sometimes not only associated with skin diseases or specific skin changes, but also associated with lesions secondary to rubbing or scratching.
Women presenting with diffuse hair loss is a very common and challenging problem for dermatologists. The condition has several causes [Table - 1]. Telogen effluvium TE is the most common cause, followed by female pattern hair loss FPHL and chronic telogen effluvium CTE ; the rest of the causes are not so common and can be relatively easily diagnosed through history and examination.
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