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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 113-116

Body hair transplantation: Case report of successful outcome


Venkat Charmalaya-Centre for Advanced Dermatology and Postgraduate Training Centre, Bangalore, India

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Venkataram Mysore
Venkat Charmalaya-Centre for Advanced Dermatology and Postgraduate Training Centre, 3437 1 g Cross 7 Main, Subbanna Garden, Vijay Nagar, Bangalore - 560 040
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.112676

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Transplantation of body hair in to scalp has been suggested as an option to treat extensive cases of baldness with poor donor scalp. However, evidence about its long-term efficacy is yet lacking, with very few published reports and the routine use of the technique is still controversial. We report the satisfactory outcome in a case of extensive baldness in whom hairs from different donor areas such as chest, abdomen, arms, thighs were transplanted on to scalp.


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