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Chapter-17 Diseases of the Hair

BOOK TITLE: Illustrated Textbook of Dermatology

Author
1. Pasricha JS
2. Gupta Ramji
ISBN
9788180615658
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10378_17
Edition
3/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
7
Author Affiliations
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India, Indraprashtha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
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Abstract

Deals with diseases of the hair. Normal hair growth and hair cycle, causes of diffuse hair loss such as telogen effluvium, anagen effluvium, and androgenetic alopecia and patchy hair loss such as alopecia areata, various types of cicatricial alopecia, trichotillomania, traction alopecia, premature graying of hair, white forelock, hypertrichosis and hirsutism along with the management are discussed.

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