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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 ...
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
(HealthDay)—Reconstruction of scalp defects including application of Integra bilayer wound matrix followed by delayed split-thickness skin grafting results in low morbidity, with minimal wound care,...
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...
Firm walks away from record-breaking $160bn merger after planned inversion rule changes released
Researchers identify differences in the composition of microbial species living on the scalps of people with different levels of dandruff.
Scalp reconstruction remains an evolving field. This study will highlight scalp reconstruction methods, and highlight new technologies and surgical techniques.
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...
Hair restoration is a safe procedure and most of its associated complications are preventable by the surgeon and/or the patient. Recipient area necrosis is rare but arises when an increased number of ...
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...