By Pierre Bouhanna, Eric Bouhanna
The Alopecias: analysis and Treatments offers a pragmatic resolution to so much diagnostic and healing concerns on the topic of the differing kinds of alopecia physicians may perhaps stumble upon in day-by-day perform. It additionally offers a transparent class of all of the varieties of alopecia.
Among the subjects lined are diffuse alopecia, stressful alopecia, the male sufferer with androgenetic alopecia, the feminine sufferer with androgenetic alopecia, cicatricial alopecia, alopecia areata, congenital alopecia, and particular difficulties posed via alopecia in sufferers of African and Asian foundation.
The book’s chapters are divided into 4 significant different types. the 1st one studies biology and hair investigations. the second one is devoted to scientific pathology: describes a number of hair illnesses together with all significant pathological stipulations of the scalp affecting hair development. The 3rd emphasizes the function of aesthetic and reconstructive hair transplantation or scalp surgical procedure. And the fourth covers beauty remedy, new clinical options, and the most recent approaches in aesthetic surgery.
This publication may help the fundamental pathophysiology, medical presentation, and the simplest therapies for sufferers with hair-growth disorders.
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Tosti et al. 21). 20 Cicatricial alopecia due to lichen planopilaris with perpilar casts, white dots and absence of follicular openings. (Courtesy of Dr. Y. 22a–c). The area to be monitored is selected on the least visible site possible: • An area of 1 cm2 is then clipped with a minishaver and the peripheral hairs are separated by gel. • The shaved area is then cleaned of all hair debris and all scales, using a jet of compressed air, marked by one or two semipermanent tattoos, and photographed at high magnification.
3. In the case of localized alopecia, the trichogram can help distinguish trichotillomania. In both cases, one can see dystrophic hair and broken hair; however, in trichotillomania, there are no telogen hairs because they were all torn, and the trichogram is normal when performed on nonaffected areas. In some cases, only histology will decide. 4. In children with suspected hair dysplasia, the trichogram can contribute to the diagnosis, but examination in polarized light directed to a lock of hair that has been cut and not torn will specify the type of hair dysplasia (see Chapter 4).
Hair endings look like brushes. 14,62 Treatment. It is mandatory to avoid compulsive hair treatments such as obsessive combing and brushing, as well as exposure to heat, dust, wind, salt, or other physical–chemical repetitive and intense cosmetic treatments. Finally, haircut, just some centimeters long, is advisable. Proximal trichorrhexis nodosa The morphological defect is the same as that observed in the distal variant; however, it is a more complex condition because trichorrhexis nodosa and trichoptilosis repetitively alternate in the same hair.