Hair Disorders

Physiology of hair growth Hair on the scalp Grows in small clusters of 3-4 hairs per follicle unit Hair growth Hair follicles go through three growth phases Anagen – the main period of growth...

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Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP)

Introduction Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is a vasculitis that most commonly occurs in children. It is the most common vasculitis of childhood, and typically presents in children aged between 2-8. In 50% of cases there...

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Hidradenitis suppurativa

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin condition, which manifests in the intertriginous areas (part of the skin where two opposing surface touch – e.g. armpits, groin, under breasts, perineum, buttocks and...

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