Hair Growth and Disorders

  • David A. Whitting
  • Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
  • Antonella Tosti
  • Ralph M. Trüeb

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Annika Vogt, Kevin J. McElwee, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
    Pages 1-22
  3. Valerie A. Randall
    Pages 23-39
  4. Eva M.J. Peters, Vladimir A. Botchkarev
    Pages 41-49
  5. Desmond J. Tobin
    Pages 51-74
  6. Maria Hordinsky, Marna Ericson
    Pages 75-83
  7. Yutaka Shimomura, Abraham Zlotogorski, Angela M. Christiano
    Pages 85-105
  8. David A. Whiting
    Pages 107-123
  9. Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Kathrin Hillmann, Marcella Guarrera
    Pages 125-157
  10. Andrew Messenger
    Pages 159-170
  11. Elise A. Olsen
    Pages 171-186
  12. Elizabeth K. Ross, Jerry Shapiro
    Pages 187-225
  13. Jerry Shapiro, Andreas M. Finner
    Pages 227-257
  14. Ralph M. Trüeb
    Pages 259-272
  15. Natalie Garcia Bartels, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
    Pages 273-309
  16. Pia Freyschmidt-Paul, Rolf Hoffmann, Kevin J. McElwee
    Pages 311-332
  17. Francisco M. Camacho-Martίnez
    Pages 333-356
  18. Francisco M. Camacho-Martίnez
    Pages 357-377
  19. Antonella Tosti, Massimiliano Pazzaglia, Bianca M. Piraccini
    Pages 379-388
  20. Rodney Sinclair, Yee Jen Tai
    Pages 389-405

About this book


Hair disorders have become a central social and psychological issue with increasing demands and expectations from patients. Written by world-renowned experts, this lavishly illustrated textbook provides the latest scientific aspects of hair biology, up-to-date knowledge on hair diagnosis and treatment options as well as hair removal and restoration techniques. The well-structured content is divided into three sections:

  • Basic aspects of hair growth
  • Hair and scalp disorders
  • Fotoepilation, surgery and hair cosmetics

It also contains unique sections on hair at different ages, in art and in forensic investigations as well as ethnic hair.


alopecia diagnosis fotoepilation hair follicle hair loss hypertrichoses scalp disease

Authors and affiliations

  • David A. Whitting
    • 1
  1. 1.Dallas Associated DermatologistsDallasUSA

Editors and affiliations

  • Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
    • 1
  • Antonella Tosti
    • 2
  • Ralph M. Trüeb
    • 3
  1. 1.Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Physiology (CRC)Charité -Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity Hospital of ZürichZürichSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-46908-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-46911-7
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