Hypertrichosis: Etiology, clinical forms and management

Daniel Asz Sigall, Julio César Salas Alanís, Angélica Beirana, Roberto Arenas

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Hypertrichosis is an abnormal excessive growth of lanugo, vellus or terminal hair affecting any age, race or sex with no relationship with androgens. It can be congenital or acquired, and generalized or localized. The excess hair can also be associated with syndromes and diseases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-44
Number of pages10
JournalDermatologia Cosmetica, Medica y Quirurgica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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Sigall, D. A., Alanís, J. C. S., Beirana, A., & Arenas, R. (2011). Hypertrichosis: Etiology, clinical forms and management. Dermatologia Cosmetica, Medica y Quirurgica, 35-44.