Normal hair physiology

Anagen (active growth) – 89% of all hairs

Catagen (resting phase) – 1% of all hairs – for diagnostic purposes, not important – can be lumped with telogen as “non-anagen phase hairs”


Hair Follicle Sebaceous Gland Lichen Planus Mycosis Fungoides Alopecia Areata 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesArkansasUSA

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