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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 ...
Simultaneous transplantation of a 'composite' skull and scalp flap plus a kidney and pancreas -- all from the same donor--provided excellent outcomes for a patient with a non-healing scalp defect and ...
Two pediatric patients present with swelling of the cheek and scalp. Find out how these cases were diagnosed and learn what the treatment was. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery
A 78-year-old man with Fitzpatrick skin type I presents with a growth on his scalp. What's your diagnosis? Medscape Dermatology
A patient presents with a fungating giant basal cell carcinoma of the scalp. How was this tumor excised and reconstructed? ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery
Scalp cooling, which reduces hair loss during chemotherapy, has not been embraced in the United States, although 40 years of European data show that it is safe. Medscape Medical News
In a review of 19 studies, researchers say they can confirm a 'strong association' between certain scalp-pulling hairstyles -- many common among African-Americans -- and the development of traction al...
A 50-year old man receiving total parenteral nutrition presented with a desquamating rash on his face, scalp, inguinal region, and perineum as well as diffuse alopecia of the face, scalp, axillae, and...
* Says DigniCap scalp cooling system, which was recently cleared by the FDA to effectively reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women with breast cancer, is now also available at...
Reconstruction of extensive facial and scalp burns can be increasingly challenging, especially in patients that have undergone multiple procedures with less than ideal outcomes resulting in restrictin...
Scalp psoriasis shows a variable clinical spectrum and in many cases poses a great therapeutic challenge. However, it remains unknown whether the immune response of scalp psoriasis differs from unders...
We investigate to what degree the synchronous activation of a smooth patch of cortex is necessary for observing EEG scalp activity. We perform extensive simulations to compare the activity generated o...
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is a rare condition often presenting as an absent area of cutaneous scalp. The calvarium and dura may also be affected. Scalp reconstruction with tissue expansion is ofte...
Aplasia Cutis Congenita (ACC) is a condition characterized by congenital absence of skin, usually on the scalp. ACC can occur as an isolated condition or in the presence of other congenital anomalies....