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Hair Diseases and Hair Loss

  • By: Rahul Gladwin M.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Hair grows from hair follicles located in the layer of skin called dermis, lying immediately below the surface layer. The dermis all over the body contains hair follicles except for lips, palms of hands, and soles of feet. Hair color originates ...

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