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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 ...
-- Scalp psoriasis may be confused with dandruff, but the two conditions can cause a host of differing symptoms. The American Academy of Dermatology says unique signs of scalp psoriasis may include: ...
The majority of individuals with psoriasis will have scalp involvement. What therapies have proven benefit? Skin Therapy Letter
Hair loss is one of the most distressing side-effects of cancer treatment and can even deter some patients from undergoing life-saving chemotherapy. But researchers at the University of Huddersfield ...
(HealthDay)—Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) on the scalp can be successfully treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT), according to a case report published online July 31 in the International Jou...
Surgeons from the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Houston Methodist Hospital, TX, have performed the world's first skull-scalp transplant in a 55-year-old man.
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.
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(UPI) – A 55-year-old software developer is the recipient of the first ever skull and scalp transplant, which was completed while the patient also received kidney and pancreas transplants. James...
Scalp infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are usually focal lesions that can be both disfiguring and may lead to complications such as ulceration and bleeding. The clinical features of scalp IHs have not been...
Scalp hyperkeratosis is common in childhood and adolescence. Diagnosis is affected by age, race, and history of infectious exposure, and associated symptoms including atopic features, alopecia, inflam...
Microvascular reconstruction is the mainstay of treatment in complex scalp defects. The rate of elderly patients requiring scalp reconstruction is increasing, but outcomes in elderly patients are uncl...
Two patients were successfully operated on for total scalp avulsions.