Containing material based on the authors' original research, Hair and Scalp Disorders: Common Presenting Signs, Differential Diagnosis is a concise, well-illustrated guide to diagnosis and management of hair and scalp disorders. The book includes the latest information on inflammatory disorders and pharmaceutical treatments. It supplies full-color photographs, tables of differential diagnosis, and extensive cross-referencing to clarify the varieties of presenting signs that a physician will encounter. Completely revised and updated, the new edition of this text contains expanded material on psychology and new material on evaluation and scoring.
Table of Contents
HAIR SCIENCE Anatomy and Physiology The Active Follicle Composition of Hair Keratin Ultrastructure Cyclic Activity of the Follicle Androgen-Dependent Hair Types of Hair Racial and Individual Variation Changes with Age Seasonal Changes HAIR EXAMINATION AND INVESTIGATION Length of the Hair Cycle - Examination of Hair Roots Hair Shaft Length and Diameter Measurements Hair Shaft Morphology - Vellus Hair Index Hair and Hair Follicle Microscopy HAIR LOSS/HAIR DYSPLASIAS Congenital and Hereditary Alopecia Circumscribed Alopecia Total Alopecia Hypotrichosis Circumscribed Alopecia of Congenital Origin Abnormalities of the Hair Shaft Traumatic Alopecia Disturbances of Hair Cycle: Telogen Effluvium Diffuse Alopecia of Endocrine Origin Alopecia of Chemical Origin Alopecia of Nutritional and Metabolic Origin Chronic Diffuse Alopecia Alopecia in Central Nervous System Disorders Cicatricial Alopecia EXCESS HAIR GROWTH Hypertrichosis Hirsurtism ALOPECIA AREATA Aetiology Pathology and Pathodynamics Clinical Features Progress Associated Clinical Changes Treatment Summary THE SCALY, SORE OR ITCHY SCALP Pityriasis Capitis (Dandruff) Pityriasis Amiantacea Seborrhoea Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Seborrhoeic Dermatitis of Infancy Psoriasis of the Scalp Hair Casts Tinea Capitis Pruritic Syndromes Lichenification and Lichen Simplex Contact Dermatitis Acne Necrotica Pediculosis Capitis Follicular Keloidalis Nuchae (Acne Cheloidalis) HAIR COLOUR Melanin Chemistry Melanocytes and Melanogenesis Hair Colour Due to Physical Phenomena Control of Hair Colour Variations of Hair Colour Greying of Hair Colour Changes Induced by Chemicals and Pharmacological Agents Colour Changes Due to Nutritional Dificiencies Hair Colour in Metabolic Disorders Accidental Hair Discoloration PSYCHOSOCIOLOGY OF HAIR The Unconscious Significance of Hair Disturbance of the Body Image Artefacts The Religious Significance of Hair Hair Cutting as Punishment Hairstyle Hair Colour Beards Moustaches Index