Should Hair Transplantation Be Performed in Scalp Psoriasis?

  • Vaggu Anand Kumar


Psoriasis is a chronic, relapsing Papulosquamous disorder in which the scalp is frequently the first site of disease. This becomes a major dilemma when such patients present with a desire for hair transplantation. Various questions arise, whether to perform the procedure or not, to continue topical and systemic therapy or not, if continue which one and how long and also whether it affects the uptake of transplanted grafts or not. We have made an attempt to answer these queries in this chapter.


Psoriasis Hair transplantation Koebnerization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate Fellow of ISHRS(DHT Clinic, Bangkok)KIMS HospitalHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.SecunderabadIndia

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