© 1990

Hair and Hair Diseases

  • Constantin E. Orfanos
  • Rudolf Happle

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. F. Serri, D. Cerimele
    Pages 1-17
  3. C. A. B. Jahoda, R. F. Oliver
    Pages 19-44
  4. H. P. Baden
    Pages 45-71
  5. B. Forslind
    Pages 73-97
  6. K. Hashimoto, M. Ito, Y. Suzuki
    Pages 117-147
  7. J. P. Césarini
    Pages 165-197
  8. R. E. Chapman
    Pages 199-236
  9. V. Pecoraro, I. P. L. Astore
    Pages 237-254
  10. H. W. Kreysel, H. P. Nissen
    Pages 255-265
  11. F. J. G. Ebling
    Pages 267-299
  12. F. M. Schaart, A. Mayer-da-Silva, C. E. Orfanos
    Pages 301-324
  13. R. Happle
    Pages 325-362
  14. V. H. Price
    Pages 363-422
  15. B. Bentley-Phillips
    Pages 423-441
  16. Y. Hori, M. Seiji
    Pages 443-466

About this book


Hair is the subject of this book, including the anatomy of the hair follicle, developmental stages, analyzed by light and electron microscopy, hair ultrastructure, nerve and blood supply, specialized hairs and hair organs, and a review of the present techniques to cultivate hair follicle cells in vitro. In the clinical part several chapters describe the most important diseases and possibilities for treatment. Hair care products and their toxicology are the subject of further sections. Extensive reviews of the antiandrogens, a most important group of drugs influencing hair growth, and of their clinical use in conditions such as androgenetic alopecias and hirsutism are included as well. Finally, surgical techniques for hair transplantation are discussed. This book is a standard textbook for everything pertaining to hair under normal and pathological conditions.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Constantin E. Orfanos
    • 1
  • Rudolf Happle
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center SteglitzThe Free University of BerlinBerlinFR Germany
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Hair and Hair Diseases
  • Editors Constantin E. Orfanos
    Rudolf Happle
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-50960-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-74614-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-74612-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 1057
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
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