Hair Counts From Vertical and Horizontal Sections of Scalp Biopsy SPecimens in Thai Population With Alopecia (ThaiScalpBx)
Hair disorders, expecialy scarring alopecia were diagnosed by scalp biopsy specimens in horizontal and vertical sections.(1-4) Data on hair density in Thais are lacking, although in Asians have more fewer hairs than whites.(5-7)Howevery, previous study from East Asian just had only one study and the data was more differently from West Asian and whites. Then this study was performed to evaluate hair density in Thais, and compared to previous study.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Hair Counts From Vertical and Horizontal Sections of Scalp Biopsy SPecimens in Thai Population With Alopecia|
scalp biopsy specimen
|Study Start Date:||October 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||May 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Subjects are on scadule list for hair transplantation in Siriraj hospital. Scalp biopsy with punch biopsy No.4 Scalp biopsy by punch biopsy No.4 at occipital area was done in subjects who have hair transplantaion.
|Bangkok, Thailand, 10700|
|Principal Investigator:||Rattapon Thuangtong, MD||Department of Dermatology, Siriraj hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand|