[Skip to Navigation]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 35.170.64.36. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
Article
January 1941

Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Hair

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(1):218. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490190221024

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

There has long been a need for a monograph on recent information about the many dermatoses that affect the hair and scalp. To the task of writing this book the author brought a background of interest in mycology and histopathology as well as a thorough grounding in the teachings of Sabouraud. The book, as a result, presents a broad view of the diseases of the hair in all of their clinical and laboratory aspects.

Included are an adequate consideration of the anatomy, physiology and hygiene of the hair and scalp and an excellent discussion of a comprehensive list of diseases, both local and systemic. The subject of fungous infections receives especially thorough consideration. There is a long and up-to-date bibliography for each disease, a feature that adds great value to the work.

The book is profusely illustrated. The many excellent photographs of patients are augmented by many photomicrographs of hairs,

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×