"Lymphocytes in hair follicle, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Large numbers of lymphocytes (yellow) are seen in inflamed and necrotic tissue at the base of hair shafts (red). This condition, where pus forms in skin diseases, is also known as pyoderma. Causes may be an infection, or an autoimmune disorder such as pyoderma gangrenosum. x3000 when printed at 10 centimeters wide." Large granular lymphocytes include natural killer cells. Small lymphocytes consist of T cells and B cells.
Close-up of cutaneous horn on scalp of elderly man Cutaneous Horns The cutaneous horn appears as a funnel-shaped growth that extends from a red base on the skin. It is composed of compacted keratin (the same protein in nails). It is a specialized type of actininc keratosis. The size and shape of the growth can vary considerably, but most are a few millimeters in length. Squamous cell carcinoma can be found at the base. It usually occurs in fair-skinned elderly adults with a history of significan
Trichotillomania can be a devastating disorder to have. From a physical standpoint, the issues that relate to the condition are obvious, as they are marked by patchy bald areas on the scalp, sparse eyebrows, or missing eyelashes. Yet the hidden emotional damage that is caused by trichotillomania can be rather rough, as they can take on the following manifestations:
Did you know? Over 75 million men, women and children are currently troubled by Common Scalp Disorders 97% of all people will experience some form of scalp problem: Dandruff, Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, or Dry Scalp The occurence of annoying scalp disorders appears to be increasing, particularly Oily Scalp An unhealthy scalp may contribute to hair loss The top-selling shampoo in the world is a medicated dandruff treatment Beautiful, healthy hair begins at the scalp.