Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.; 1st edition (April 23, 2018)
BS Chandrashekar, Madura C
IADVL Textbook of Trichology – Original PDF
This IADVL textbook focuses on trichology. Hair loss is one among the topmost clinical scenario in outpatient setup of dermatology. It impacts the psychosocial life of sufferers compromising the quality of their life. Adding to the problem is the quackery, which has invaded this field from alternate medical system and beauty industry. Interest and fascination towards trichology has increased over past decade. This book consists of 6 sections such as introduction to trichology, basic trichology, diagnostic trichology, clinical and therapeutic trichology, surgical trichology, and liaison therapy for management of hair disorders, which are further divided into 54 chapters. The book is compounded with systematic approach to a case of hair loss and counseling of hair loss patients with due emphasis on difficult to treat hair loss. The chapters are well-written and easy to read. All the chapters follow uniform format starting with “Key messages” and ending with the “summary or conclusion”. Book lovers will find clinical photographs, flowcharts, tables and illustrations useful in understanding the chapters comprehensively. The chapters like recent advances in pathogenesis with clinico-therapeutic correlation, elaborate section on trichoscopy, updates on evolving and promising therapies, extensive coverage of surgical trichology and cosmetic trichology have all added to the richness of the book. This book will fulfill the purpose of bringing the change in practice of trichology in India and also benefits postgraduates of dermatology.