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Original Source: Investigation of hair shaft in seborrheic dermatitis using atomic force microscopy.

Background/purpose: We have investigated the changes of seborrheic dermatitis (SD) on the hair shaft in the morphological and physical properties using atomic force microscopy (AFM). Methods: Hair samples were obtained from the lesional and perilesional regions in 15 patients with SD. Fifteen healthy adults were included as the control group. From the topography of hair obtained by AFM, the height of the scale, step height, roughness, diameter, and pit were determined. Results: The scale thickness of the SD...

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Xeroderma

Xeroderma, literally meaning "dry skin", is a condition involving the integumentary system, which in most cases can safely be treated with emollients and/or moisturizers. Xeroderma occurs ...

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Scalp Aesthetics Opened New Location on August 3, 2014

Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On August 3, Scalp Aesthetics , a Rochester, NY-based scalp pigmentation provider, opened a brand new location in Seattle, WA. After training a new team of ta...

Photos of the Day: Exploring the Science behind Scalp Cooling

Scalp cooling works by lowering the temperature of the head and scalp immediately before, after and during the administration of chemotherapy. This in turn reduces the blood flow to the hair follicle...

[Clinical Picture] Ischaemic scalp ulceration and hair loss

A 46-year-old woman presented to our outpatient clinic in June, 2013, with frequent collapse, ischaemic scalp ulcerations, and hair loss (). She had undergone carotid endarterectomy in 2005, after a s...

Scalp Cooler Could Halt Chemo Hair Loss

Leading manufacturer of scalp cooling equipment Paxman Coolers is to fund research into the science behind hair loss during chemotherapy treatmentRead more about Scalp Cooler Could Halt Chemo Hair Los...

Make the Diagnosis: Scalp Lesion

(MedPage Today) -- A 57 year-old man presents with a 2 month history of fatigue, and more recently, with gingival bleeding and a 3-cm firm non-tender violaceous flat nodule on his scalp. What diagnosi...

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 -- Scientists have found that sending electrical currents through the scalp to a specific network of brain structures can enhance people's memories, for up to a day. In a small...

FDA Permits Marketing of Vesiflo’s inFlow™ Device for Women

Non-Surgical Urinary Prosthesis with Breakthrough Technology Eliminates the Need for Urinary Catheters Vesiflo, Inc., today announced that its Direct De Novo Petition for the ...

New technology on the way to aid cancer suffers who lose their hair after chemotherapy

(University of Huddersfield) Cancer suffers who lose their hair as a consequence of chemotherapy will benefit from a major research project that will improve the scalp cooling technology that prevents...

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Myoclonic atonic epilepsy: Another generalized epilepsy syndrome that is "not so" generalized.

Myoclonic atonic/astatic epilepsy (MAE), first described well by Doose(1) (pronounced dough sah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNNiWXV2wF0), is a generalized electroclinical syndrome with early onset...

Scalp cooling: management option for chemotherapy-induced alopecia.

Chemotherapy is increasingly being administered as a treatment for cancer and with it are a number of possible side effects. One, which has a negative impact on a patient's quality of life and their s...

Microsurgical reconstruction of major scalp defects following scalp avulsion.

Total scalp avulsion is a serious injury, commonly occurring in Indian females working with industrial and agricultural machines. Their long hairs often get caught in a rapidly revolving machines, res...

Vellus hairs in the frontal scalp in early female pattern hair loss.

Dermoscopy of the scalp (trichoscopy) is a technique to evaluate the skin of the scalp and the hair disorders. It clinically helps to establish early female pattern hair loss (FPHL) without the need f...

Scalp fibroma: a rare cutaneous manifestation of tuberous sclerosis.

We report a case of a 23-year-old woman with a history of generalised tonic-clonic seizures, reddish brown maculopapular swelling over the face and an enlarging swelling over the scalp. Physical exami...

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