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Treatment of scarring alopecia from trauma and surgical procedures in young patients using follicular unit hair transplantation.

Pediatr Dermatol 2021 Mar 18. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Japan.

Introduction: Hair loss due to scarring as a consequence of surgical procedures and trauma can impact young patients socially and emotionally. Recently follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplantation has been applied to scar treatment.

Patients And Methods: This report included four patients with scarring alopecia. Read More

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The assessment of Hair Transplantation Outcomes in Cicatricial Alopecia.

Int J Trichology 2020 Jul-Aug;12(4):164-167. Epub 2020 Sep 19.

Department of Dermatosurgery, CUTIS Academy of Cutaneous Sciences, MRCR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: Cicatricial alopecia (CA) is scarring alopecia due to a diverse group of disorders which destroy the hair follicle, replace it with scar tissue causing permanent hair loss. Spontaneous regrowth of hair in CA is rarely seen and thus it has a negative impact on the self-esteem of the patient. However, hair transplantation (HT) has emerged as an effective modality of treatment to replace lost hair for cosmetic benefit. Read More

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September 2020

Extensive Scarring Alopecia Treated Through a Single Dense-Packing Follicular Unit Extraction Megasession.

Dermatol Surg 2021 01;47(1):e15-e20

Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.

Background: Follicular unit extraction (FUE) is becoming more popular in hair restoration. However, its potential for treating extensive scarring alopecia is unknown.

Methods: Patients with scarring alopecia larger than 100 cm2 were enrolled from 2015 to 2018. Read More

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January 2021

Autologous Micrografts from Scalp Tissue: Trichoscopic and Long-Term Clinical Evaluation in Male and Female Androgenetic Alopecia.

Biomed Res Int 2020 27;2020:7397162. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Institute of Dermatology, F. Policlinico Gemelli IRCSS, Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy.

Tissue engineering in hair regrowth aims to develop innovative and not-invasive procedures to advance the hair regrowth. A placebo-controlled, randomized, evaluator-blinded, half-head group study to compare hair regrowth with micrografts containing human hair follicle mesenchymal stem cells (HF-MSCs) vs. placebo was reported. Read More

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November 2020

Contemporary Management of Alopecia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis for Surgeons.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2020 02 30;44(1):97-113. Epub 2019 Oct 30.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck Hospital of USC, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 415, Los Angeles, CA, 90033, USA.

Background: The decision of surgical approach for hair restoration often involves evaluation of the type of alopecia; however, the impact of surgical hair restoration from existing techniques in specific population subsets has not been comprehensively investigated.

Objectives: The authors sought to systematically review the literature on micrografts, minigrafts, mini-micrografts, tissue grafts, tissue flaps and expanders, as well as evaluate graft survival and satisfaction within specific populations in a meta-analysis.

Methods: PubMed and Scopus literature searches between 1980 and 2018 yielded 57 articles for systematic review and 34 articles for meta-analysis. Read More

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February 2020

Eyebrow Hair Transplantation in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Pitfalls of Short- and Long-Term Results.

Dermatol Surg 2020 07;46(7):922-925

Mediteknia Dermatology and Hair Transplant Clinic, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

Background: Eyebrow hair loss is usually a primary feature of frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), which causes significant distress to patients and consequently seek medical help. Eyebrow hair transplantation is a well-accepted and aesthetically successful treatment, but there is a lack of information about the short- and long-term results in this subset of patients.

Objective: To report the short- and long-term eyebrow hair transplantation results in patients with FFA. Read More

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Follicular Unit "Exploitation": Follicular Unit Extraction Followed by Laser Hair Reduction-A Novel Approach to Repigmentation of Postburn Leukodermic Scars.

J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2019 Jul-Sep;12(3):179-182

MedLinks, New Delhi, India.

Correction of depigmentation of postburn leukodermic scars is daunting. In contrast to vitiligo, the success rate of skin grafting techniques is much lower in postburn scars owing to altered skin architecture and poor graft uptake. Cellular transfer techniques such as noncultured epidermal or epidermal or keratinocyte suspension suffer the limitations of modest efficacy and high procedural cost. Read More

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October 2019

Clinical experience on follicular unit extraction megasession for severe androgenetic alopecia.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2020 Jun 17;19(6):1481-1486. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: Severe androgenetic alopecia has significant impact on patients' self-image and emotional health. As the most advanced way to achieve the growth of a full head of hair in shortest period of time, the megasession hair transplant procedure is a promising treatment for severe androgenetic alopecia.

Aims: To introduce the procedure and technical details of follicular unit extraction megasession and to evaluate the surgery outcome. Read More

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Histologic and clinical cross-sectional study of chronic hair loss in patients with cutaneous chronic graft-versus-host disease.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2019 Nov 24;81(5):1134-1141. Epub 2019 Aug 24.

Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

Background: While scalp alopecia represents a distinctive feature of chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD), little is known about the clinical and histologic presentation of hair loss.

Objectives: We sought to classify the clinical presentations and histologic findings of chronic hair loss in patients with cutaneous cGVHD.

Methods: A prospective cohort of 17 adult hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) recipients with cutaneous cGVHD was enrolled. Read More

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November 2019

Scalp Avulsion Injuries and Replantation: Is Deep Temporal Artery an Alternate Option?

Ann Plast Surg 2020 02;84(2):178-182

From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Scalp avulsion injuries are usually attributed to entrapment of long hair or clothing in agricultural or industrial machinery or traffic accidents. Though rare, these injuries may be dangerous, and resulting cosmetic defect and alopecia lead to social stigma and poor self-esteem. Early intervention in the form of microvascular repair and replantation prevent morbidity and improve outcome. Read More

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February 2020

2-deoxy D-glucose treatment does not elicit a hair growth response in alopecia areata.

Exp Dermatol 2019 09 19;28(9):1091-1093. Epub 2019 Aug 19.

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA.

2-deoxy D-glucose (2DG) was tested for efficacy in treating alopecia areata using the C3H/HeJ skin graft model. 2DG has proven to be efficacious in treatment of various mouse models of autoimmunity with minimal serious side effects noted. This agent has been shown to normalize abnormally activated T-cell populations while also preventing cell surface expression of NKG2D; key factors defining alopecia areata disease progression. Read More

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September 2019

Viremia and viruria of trichodysplasia spinulosa-associated polyomavirus before the development of clinical disease in a kidney transplant recipient.

Transpl Infect Dis 2019 Aug 6;21(4):e13133. Epub 2019 Jul 6.

Divisão de Clínica Urológica, Faculdade de Medicina, Serviço de Transplante Renal, Hospital das Clínicas, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Trichodysplasia spinulosa (TS) is a rare disease associated with immunosuppression and induced by a polyomavirus denominated Tricodisplasia Polyomavirus (TSPyV). We report a case of TS 6 months after kidney transplantation in a 65 years-old woman under immunosuppression therapy with prednisone, mycophenolate and tacrolimus. The patient developed follicular papules on the face with a thickening of the skin and alopecia of the eyebrows, leading to distortion of the face and a leonine appearance characteristic of the disease. Read More

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Treatment of Postsurgical Scalp Scar Deformity Using Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation.

Biomed Res Int 2019 13;2019:3423657. Epub 2019 May 13.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Seoul National University Boramae Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Although stable cicatricial alopecia (SCA) secondary to surgical events of the scalp can affect patients' psychosocial status, hair transplantation onto postsurgical scar tissue on the scalp is challenging because of tissue stiffness and poor blood circulation.

Objective: In contrast to traditional surgical treatments, such as excision, local flap, and tissue expansion, follicular unit (FU) hair transplantation offers aesthetically pleasing results in the treatment of postsurgically induced SCA.

Materials And Methods: This study included 15 patients with SCA of the scalp due to postsurgical scarring. Read More

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December 2019

Alternate coronal and sagittal slits in recipient area of hair transplantation to ensure the correct graft implantation by assisting surgeon.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Sep 29;83(3):e189-e190. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Dermatology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, India. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Impact of Preservation Solutions on the Trichogenicity of Hair Micrografts Ascertained by Dermal Papilla Gene Expression.

Dermatol Surg 2019 12;45(12):1649-1659

Aging and Aneuploidy Group, IBMC, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto, Portugal.

Background: Appropriate storage of human hair follicle (HF) grafts during follicular unit excision (FUE) is crucial toward successful hair shaft implantation. Several commercial storage solutions are currently used to ensure ex vivo maintenance of follicular grafts viability and trichogenicity. However, quantitative experimental evidence demonstrating molecular changes in HF cells associated with the usage of different storage solutions is largely missing. Read More

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December 2019

A Systematic Review of the Outcome of Hair Transplantation in Primary Scarring Alopecia.

Skin Appendage Disord 2019 Feb 5;5(2):65-71. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Dermatology and Dermatopathology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.

Importance: Hair loss, or alopecia, is one of the most commonly presented problems in dermatology. Scarring alopecias are considered particularly damaging due to limited success in slowing permanent disease progression, and current treatment methods, such as intralesional and topical steroids and topical minoxidil, are largely ineffective.

Objective: Hair transplantation is a debated treatment option for advanced cases of primary scarring alopecia. Read More

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February 2019

Nonshaven Follicular Unit Extraction: Personal Experience.

Ann Plast Surg 2019 03;82(3):262-268

From the Dana Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, Korea.

Nonshaven follicular unit extraction (NS-FUE) is the most state-of-the-art surgical technique in the field of follicular unit hair transplantation. It is particularly appealing because donor area shaving, one of the most serious impediments for the patient, can be omitted. In this article, we present our surgical approach for NS-FUE. Read More

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Bold to do - bald to be? Outcomes decades after harvesting the scalp in burned children.

Burns 2019 05 15;45(3):543-553. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Pediatric Burn Center, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8700 Zurich, Switzerland; Children's Research Center, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8700 Zurich, Switzerland.

Background: The scalp is the only hidden donor site for split thickness skin grafts. Nevertheless, it is underappreciated due to fear of iatrogenic scarring alopecia. Long-term data showing whether androgenetic hair loss can reveal previously hidden scarring alopecia is unavailable. Read More

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Graft versus Host Disease Presenting as Fibrosing Alopecia in a Pattern Distribution: A Model for Pathophysiological Understanding of Cicatricial Pattern Hair Loss.

Int J Trichology 2018 Mar-Apr;10(2):80-83

Center for Dermatology and Hair Diseases Professor Trüeb, Zurich-Wallisellen, Switzerland.

A case of cutaneous graft versus host disease (GvHD) presenting as fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution (FAPD) is discussed, possibly providing a mechanistic model for a better understanding of the pathogenic events underlying cicatricial pattern hair loss. The implication of a follicular inflammation and fibrosis associated with patterned hair loss has emerged from several independent studies. Eventually, Zinkernagel and Trüeb reported a peculiar type of cicatricial pattern hair loss with histopathological features consistent with lichen planopilaris (LPP) associated with androgenetic alopecia (AGA). Read More

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Hair disorders in cancer survivors.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2019 May 14;80(5):1199-1213. Epub 2018 Apr 14.

Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. Electronic address:

With increasing survival rates across all cancers, survivors represent a growing population that is frequently affected by persistent or permanent hair growth disorders as a result of systemic therapies, radiotherapy, surgical procedures, and therapeutic transplants. These hair disorders include persistent chemotherapy-induced alopecia, persistent radiotherapy-induced alopecia, endocrine therapy-induced alopecia and hirsutism, postsurgery alopecia and localized hypertrichosis, and persistent stem cell transplantation and targeted therapy-induced alopecia. The information contained in this continuing medical education series should facilitate a better understanding on hair disorders in cancer survivors so that adequate support and therapies may be provided. Read More

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New-Generation Therapies for the Treatment of Hair Loss in Men.

Neil S Sadick

Dermatol Clin 2018 Jan 12;36(1):63-67. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA; Department of Dermatology, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Hair loss affects millions of people worldwide and can have devastating effects on an individual's psychoemotional well-being. Today hair restoration technologies through hair transplantation have advanced with the use of robots and follicular unit extraction/grafting that can offer patients excellent clinical results. Adjuvant modalities, such as platelet-rich plasma injections, lasers, and stem cells, can further enhance durability, health, and appearance of hair transplants. Read More

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January 2018

Advances in Hair Restoration.

Paul T Rose

Dermatol Clin 2018 Jan;36(1):57-62

Hair Transplant Institute of Miami, Offices of Merrick Park, 4425 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 230, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA. Electronic address:

Hair loss affects millions of people worldwide and can have devastating effects on an individual's psychological and emotional well-being. Hair restoration technologies have advanced with the use of robotics and manual and motorized follicular unit extraction to provide patients excellent clinical results. Adjuvant modalities such as platelet-rich plasma injections, lasers and stem cells can further enhance the survivability and appearance of hair transplants. Read More

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January 2018

Hair Transplantation in Migraine Headache Patients.

Safvet Ors

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2017 Sep 21;5(9):e1503. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

SO-EP Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Clinic, Kayseri, Turkey.

Background: Migraine headache is a primary neurologic disease affecting millions of people worldwide. As a consequence, quality of life is diminished, productivity suffers (through loss of work force), and treatment costs are substantial. The occurrence rate in the general population is quite high, with women accounting for 3 of every 4 cases. Read More

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September 2017

Camouflaging Cleft Lip Scar Using Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplantation Combined with Autologous Fat Grafting.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 01;141(1):148-151

Konya, Turkey.

Background: The scar that occurs after cleft lip surgery poses a serious cosmetic problem. One of the methods used to solve this problem in adult male patients is hair transplantation. However, satisfactory results with this method cannot always be achieved because of possible graft loss. Read More

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January 2018

Permanent diffuse alopecia after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in childhood.

Bone Marrow Transplant 2017 Jul 20;52(7):984-988. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Department of Dermatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Permanent alopecia after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is distressing and few studies have investigated this late effect. The aim of the study was to assess the percentage of patients with alopecia and investigate risk factors for alopecia. Patients who underwent allogeneic HSCT before age 19 years, from January 1990 to January 2013, who were at least 2 years after transplant and in follow-up in our clinic were included. Read More

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Megasessions for Robotic Hair Restoration.

J Drugs Dermatol 2016 Nov;15(11):1407-1412

A robotic system can select and remove individual hair follicles from the donor area with great precision and without fatigue. This report describes the use of the robotic system in a megasession for hair restoration. Patients were instructed to cut their hair to 1. Read More

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November 2016

Body Hair Transplant by Follicular Unit Extraction: My Experience With 122 Patients.

Sanusi Umar

Aesthet Surg J 2016 Nov 30;36(10):1101-1110. Epub 2016 May 30.

Dr Umar is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Background: Body hair shafts from the beard, trunk, and extremities can be used to treat baldness when patients have inadequate amounts of scalp donor hair, but reports in the literature concerning use of body hair to treat baldness are confined to case reports.

Objectives: This study aimed to assess the outcome of body hair transplanted to bald areas of the scalp in selected patients.

Methods: From 2005 through 2011, 122 patients preselected for adequate body hair had donor hair transplanted from the beard, trunk, and the extremities to the scalp by follicular unit extraction (FUE) by the author at a single center. Read More

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November 2016

Allogeneic Hair Transplantation with Enhanced Survival by Anti-ICAM-1 Antibody with Short-Term Rapamycin Treatment in Nonhuman Primates.

J Invest Dermatol 2017 02 7;137(2):515-518. Epub 2016 Oct 7.

Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Laboratory of Cutaneous Aging and Hair Research, Biomedical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Institute of Human-Environment Interface Biology, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:

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February 2017