Causes and Management of Hypertrichosis

  title={Causes and Management of Hypertrichosis},
  author={R. Tr{\"u}eb},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  • R. Trüeb
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
  • Hypertrichosis is the term used for the growth of hair on any part of the body in excess of the amount usually present in persons of the same age, race, and sex, excluding androgen-induced hair growth. In its generalized and circumscribed forms, hypertrichosis may either be an isolated finding, or be associated with other abnormalities. Therefore, accurate classification of hypertrichosis is mandatory. Excessive hair may cause cosmetic embarrassment, resulting in a significant emotional burden… CONTINUE READING
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