1st Edition

Techniques in the Evaluation and Management of Hair Diseases

Edited By Rubina Alves, Ramon Grimalt Copyright 2021
    222 Pages 182 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    222 Pages 182 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    222 Pages 182 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book covers the aspects that will help someone starting a practice focused on hair disease or more senior practitioners needing an update on developments. World experts have here generously supplied the information needed, in an extremely practical way, to properly manage daily practice when treating hair patients.

    Published in association with the Journal of Dermatological Treatment.

    List of contributors
    1 Introduction
    Ramon Grimalt
    2 Summary of hair diseases: Cicatricial and non cicatricial
    Aurora Alessandrini, Bianca Maria Piraccini, and Michela Starace
    3 Photography in hair diseases
    Adriana Rakowska
    4 Pull test and trichogram
    Cristina Serrano
    5 Trichoscopy I: Non-cicatricial alopecia
    Anna Waśkiel-Burnat and Lidia Rudnicka
    6 Trichoscopy II: Cicatricial alopecia
    Bruna Duque-Estrada and Rodrigo Pirmez
    7 Scalp biopsy in hair disorders
    Mariya Miteva
    8 Topical contact immunotherapy in alopecia areata
    Andrea Combalia and Juan Ferrando
    9 Lasers and new technologies in hair disease
    Giselle Martins Pinto and Patricia Damasco
    10 Microneedling
    Rachita S Dhurat and Sanober Burzin Daruwalla
    11 Emerging Oral Treatments: Oral JAK Inhibitors for Alopecia Areata and Oral Minoxidil for
    Androgenetic Alopecia
    Jared Marc John and Rodney Sinclair
    12 Mesotherapy: Dutasteride, minoxidil, vitamins
    David Saceda and Claudia Bernárdez
    13 Platelet-Rich Plasma
    Lu Yin, Katerina Svigos, Kristen Lo Sicco, and Jerry Shapiro
    14 Hair cosmetics and cosmeceuticals
    Aurora Alessandrini, Michela Starace, and Bianca Maria Piraccini
    15 Psychological aspects of hair loss
    Andjela Egger and Antonella Tosti
    16 Modern techniques in hair transplantation
    Bessam Farjo and Nilofer Farjo
    17 Trichoscopy in hair transplantation
    Rui Oliveira Soares
    18 What you need for a trichology consultation
    Oscar Muñoz Moreno-Arrones and Sergio Vañó Galván
    19 Conclusions
    Ramon Grimalt
    App I Platelet rich plasma
    Rubina Alves
    App II Mesotherapy with dutasteride
    Rubina Alves
    App III Intralesional corticosteroids
    Rubina Alves


    Rubina Alves, MD, PhD, is a Specialist in Dermatology, Hospital Central do Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal

    Ramon Grimalt, MD, PhD, is Professor of Dermatology, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain