Disorders of Hair Growth: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Elise A. Olsen
McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, 2003 - Medical - 544 pages
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The only comprehensive book on the subject of hair loss! Highly illustrated, with 250 new color photographs, this resource covers the basic science, diagnosis, and treatment of all problems related to hair. Conditions covered include childhood hair loss, excessive body hair, various types of adult balding, and loss due to medical conditions, trauma, and medications. The new Second Edition emphasizes various new diagnosis and treatment methods including popular, recently approved remedies.

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Contents

Differentiation of the Hair Shaft
33
The Control of Hair Growth
49
Clinical Tools for Assessing Hair Loss
75
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Elise A. Olsen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Dr. Olsen is director of the hair clinic at Duke and is considered an international authority on the subject

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