By Leonard C Sperling
Diagnosing and treating hair problems continues to be a subject matter that's not often or basically superficially lined in residency education. consequently, dermatopathologists and scientific dermatologists frequently discover a hole of their wisdom. a brand new variation of an acclaimed textual content, An Atlas of Hair Pathology with scientific Correlations, moment Edition bridges this hole and serves as a primer, an atlas, and a reference.
- Supplies simple details on anatomy
- Examines scientific good points that supply a scientific / pathological correlation
- Details the sensible strategies of comparing specimens
- Includes new pictures demonstrating easy and complex histologic gains of hair disease
- Explores a number of new diagnoses
Disorders during this version comprise senescent balding, free anagen hair syndrome, psoriatic alopecia, and psoriatic alopecia, and chemotherapy-induced alopecia. The e-book additionally incorporates a word list of phrases concerning hair pathology.
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3 An example of significantly decreased hair density in an AfricanAmerican woman with cicatricial alopecia. This section is at the level of the mid-dermis, where all terminal hairs should be evident. 1 An example of normal hair density. A transverse section at the level of the deep dermis/superficial fat, taken from the normal (uninvolved) scalp of an African-American woman. The section contains 26 follicles, slightly greater than average. 4 Miniaturized hairs in a patient with alopecia areata.
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An atlas of hair pathology with clinical correlations by Leonard C Sperling