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Textbook of Hair & Hair Disorders

S Sacchidanand AS Savitha DV Lakshmi

370 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a comprehensive guide to hair disorders. Beginning with an introduction to hair anatomy, the following chapters discuss various hair disorders, from more common conditions such as alopecia, hair shaft disorders and itchy and scaly scalp problems, to less common conditions including follicular tumours and psychosomatic hair disorders.

The final sections describe the latest advances in surgical treatments for hair disorders including hair restoration surgery, hair transplantation, and stem cell therapy for hair loss. A complete chapter is dedicated to hair loss in women.

More than 565 clinical photographs, diagrams and tables enhance learning.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to hair disorders
  • Covers numerous common and less common conditions
  • Complete chapter dedicated to hair loss in women
  • Describes latest advances in surgical therapies
Author Bio

S Sacchidanand MD DVD DHA FRCP (Glasgow)
Registrar (Evaluation), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Savitha AS MD DNB FRGUHS (Dermatosurgery)
Senior Resident

Lakshmi DV DVD FRGUHS (Paediatric Dermatology)
Senior Resident

Both at Victoria Hospital, Department of Dermatology STD & Leprosy, Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Karnataka, India