Hair Growth and Disorders

Editors: Blume-Peytavi, Ulrike, Whiting, David A., Trüeb, Ralph M. (Eds.)

  • Edited and written by world-authorities in their field
  • Well-structured and reader-friendly content with Key Features boxes and Summary for the Clinician
  • Includes basic science and clinical chapters as well as surgery and epilation chapters with consistent style and presentation
  • Lavishly illustrated with color illustrations throughout
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About this book

Hair disorders have become a central social and psychological issue with increasing demands and expectations from patients. 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
  • Fotoepilation, surgery and hair cosmetics

It also contains unique sections on hair at different ages, in art and in forensic investigations as well as ethnic hair.

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)


Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Biology of the Hair Follicle

    Vogt, Annika (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

  • The Endocrine Control of the Hair Follicle

    Randall, Valerie A.

    Pages 23-39

  • Neuroimmunology of the Hair Follicle

    Peters, Eva M.J. (et al.)

    Pages 41-49

  • Biology of Hair Follicle Pigmentation

    Tobin, Desmond J.

    Pages 51-74

  • Hair Follicle Vascularization and Innervation

    Hordinsky, Maria (et al.)

    Pages 75-83

Buy this book

eBook $259.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-540-46911-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $329.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-540-46908-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $329.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-07990-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hair Growth and Disorders
Editors
  • Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
  • David A. Whiting
  • Ralph M. Trüeb
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-46911-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-46911-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-46908-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07990-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 564
Topics