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Truncal Hair Removal

  • David J. Goldberg
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Abstract

Excess or unwanted hair is a common problem affecting both genders. Over time, this problem has been dealt with in various ways, including plucking, threading, shaving, waxing, and electrolysis. Although effective for short-term control of hair growth, most of these methods are associated with significant pain and prolonged treatment times, making them fairly impractical for larger areas such as the human trunk.

Keywords

Hair Follicle Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Dermal Papilla Hair Shaft Hair Removal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Goldberg
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    • 2
  1. 1.Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY/NJ; Department of DermatologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic CenterBoca RatonUSA

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