Regeneration After Plucking

  • Masumi Inaba
  • Yoshikata Inaba


The effect of plucking upon hair follicles has been studied in animals. It has been shown that the plucking of telogen hairs initiates new hair growth (Chase 1958; Kligman 1961).


Hair Follicle Sebaceous Gland Dermal Papilla Filamentous Structure Root Sheath 
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© Springer Japan 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masumi Inaba
    • 1
  • Yoshikata Inaba
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryInaba ClinicSuginami-ku, Tokyo, 166Japan
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyThe Jikei University School of MedicineMinato-ku, Tokyo, 105Japan
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyInaba Aesthetic Plastic SurgerySuginami-ku, Tokyo, 166Japan

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