Cicatricial Alopecia: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management

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Vera Price, Paradi Mirmirani
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 24, 2011 - Medical - 89 pages
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This is the first and only book on the diagnosis and treatment of cicatricial alopecia, written by leading experts in the field. This highly illustrated and practical text helps residents and practicing dermatologists to accurately diagnose and treat the scarring alopecias.
 

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Contents

Introduction
2
Clinical Assessment of the Patient
7
Dermatopathology
15
Medical Management
25
Mechanisms and Current Research
31
Predominantly Lymphocytic Group
35
Predominantly Neutrophilic Group
61
Mixed Group
69
End Stage Nonspecific Group
75
Personal Experiences of Six Patients
79
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Vera H. Price, MD, FRCP(C), is Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She is Director of the UCSF Hair Research Center and Director of the UCSF Hair and Nail Clinic. She is a past Director of the American Academy of Dermatology, co-founder of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation and the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation. She is a founding member and a past president of the North American Hair Research Society, and in 2004 was awarded the Women’s Dermatologic Society’s Mentor of the Year award in recognition of a commitment to sharing her knowledge through mentorship. She also has received three American Academy of Dermatology Gold Triangle Awards for excellence in public education of dermatologic issues.

Paradi Mirmirani, MD, is Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Case Western Reserve University, and a staff physician in the Department of Dermatology, The Permanente Medical Group, Vallejo, CA. She is a Director of the North American Hair Research Society, Scientific Advisor for the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation, and a member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society.

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