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Lecture OverviewStructure of the Hair Follicle

Lecture Objectives:

At the end of the session, the student should be familiar with:

  • the anatomy of the hair, nail unit, and oral mucosa
  • hair cycling and growth on differing portions of the body
  • the pathogenesis of androgenetic alopecia
  • nail function and growth
  • the clinical features of psoriasis, tinea, and other common diseases of the nail
  • the common causes for white and dark lesions of the mouth
  • the main causes of ulcers within the mouth




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