International Journal of Trichology

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46--56

Light microscopy of the hair: A simple tool to ĞDQğuntangleĞDQğ hair disorders


Keshavmurthy A Adya, Arun C Inamadar, Aparna Palit, Ragunatha Shivanna, Niranjan S Deshmukh 
 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Shri BM Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, BLDE University, Bijapur, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Arun C Inamadar
Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy, Shri BM Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, BLDE University, Bijapur - 03, Karnataka
India

Light microscopy of the hair forms an important bedside clinical tool for the diagnosis of various disorders affecting the hair. Hair abnormalities can be seen in the primary diseases affecting the hair or as a secondary involvement of hair in diseases affecting the scalp. Hair abnormalities also form a part of various genodermatoses and syndromes. In this review, we have briefly highlighted the light microscopic appearance of various infectious and non-infectious conditions affecting the hair.


How to cite this article:
Adya KA, Inamadar AC, Palit A, Shivanna R, Deshmukh NS. Light microscopy of the hair: A simple tool to "untangle" hair disorders.Int J Trichol 2011;3:46-56


How to cite this URL:
Adya KA, Inamadar AC, Palit A, Shivanna R, Deshmukh NS. Light microscopy of the hair: A simple tool to "untangle" hair disorders. Int J Trichol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Sep 28 ];3:46-56
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