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Alopecia: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment $75.00
Editors: Emid T. Miller and Mylo D. Allen
Book Description:
Alopecia areata (AA) is a common cause of reversible hair loss afflicting approximately 1-2% of the general population. It commonly presents itself as round patches of hair loss. The etiology of AA is unknown but is characterized by hair cycle dysfunction and the presence of peribulbar and perifollicular mononuclear cell infiltrates. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of alopecia. Topics include radiation treatment and alopecia; the psychosocial aspects in alopecia areata; the classification, pathogenesis and treatment in alopecia areata and its genetic basis. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Preface

Radiation Treatment and Alopecia: Past and Present Concerns
(Paula Boaventura, Dina Pereira, José Teixeira-Gomes, Paula Soares, IPATIMUP (Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology), Porto, Portugal, and others)

Psychosocial Aspects in Alopecia Areata: Studies on Stress Involvement in Adults and Children
(Liana Manolache, Cetatea Histria Polyclinic, Bucharest, Romania)

The Power of the Gene: The Origin and Impact of Genetic Disorders
(Naoki Oiso, Akira Kawada, Department of Dermatology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Osaka, Japan)

Alopecia Areata: Treatment Options
(Emina Kasumagić-Halilovic, Nermina Ovcina-Kurtovic, University Clinical Center, Department of Dermatovenerology, Bolnička, Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina)

The Genetic Basis of Alopecia Areata
(F. Megiorni, M. Carlesimo, A. Pizzuti, A. Rossi, Department of Experimental Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

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   Series:
      Dermatology - Laboratory and Clinical Research
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-834-3
   Status: AV
  
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