148. Hair Disorders

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Elise A. Olsen MD

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch148

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Olsen, E. A. (2011) Hair Disorders, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch148

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Departments of Dermatology and Medicine (Oncology), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • hair disorders;
  • hair loss in childhood, a concern for parents - condition, becoming permanent;
  • hypertrichosis, hair density or length - for particular ages;
  • occipital alopecia - in 4-month-old infant;
  • hair loss - evaluation of child with hair loss;
  • dental radiographs, excluding - tooth involvement in the very young;
  • diffuse scalp hair loss, hereditary basis - first or second year of life;
  • scalp in areas of alopecia - for preservation of follicular openings;
  • androgenetic alopecia (AGA) - miniaturization of dermal papillae;
  • focal alopecia - focal scarring alopecia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Normal hair loss/ growth in childhood

  • Hair loss

  • Hypertrichosis

  • References