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. Apr-Jun 2010;55(2):130-4.
doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.62734.

Dandruff: The Most Commercially Exploited Skin Disease

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Dandruff: The Most Commercially Exploited Skin Disease

S Ranganathan et al. Indian J Dermatol. .
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The article discuss in detail about the prevalence, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations of dandruff including the etio-pathology. The article also discusses in detail about various treatment methods available for dandruff. The status of dandruff being amphibious - a disease/disorder, and relatively less medical intervention is sought after for the treatment, dandruff is the most commercially exploited skin and scalp disorder/disease by personal care industries.

Keywords: Dandruff; cosmetic problem; scalp disease; shampoos.

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