Hair Disorders

Prim Care. 2000 Jun;27(2):319-32. doi: 10.1016/s0095-4543(05)70198-6.

Abstract

Disorders of the hair are commonplace in the primary care practice. Among these disorders are male pattern baldness, Telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, Trichotillomania, and fungal infections involving the hair shaft. A review of the normal anatomy and life cycle of hair also is presented.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alopecia / diagnosis
  • Alopecia / etiology
  • Alopecia / therapy
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Hair / growth & development
  • Hair / physiology
  • Hair Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Hair Diseases / etiology
  • Hair Diseases / therapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tinea Capitis / diagnosis*
  • Tinea Capitis / drug therapy
  • Trichotillomania / diagnosis*
  • Trichotillomania / therapy