Hair Follicle

A hair follicle is a mammalian skin organ that produces hair. Hair production occurs in phases, including a growth phase (anagen), and cessation phase (catagen), and a rest phase (telogen). Stem cells are principally responsible for the production of hair.

Read more about Hair Follicle:  Morphogenesis, Hair-follicle Cycling, Hair Follicles in Hair Restoration, Additional Images

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Types of Cicatricial Alopecia
... to the primary cicatricial alopecias in which the hair follicle is the target of the destructive inflammatory process ... In secondary cicatricial alopecias, destruction of the hair follicle is incidental to a non-follicle-directed process or external injury, such as severe ... alopecias are further classified by the type of inflammatory cells that destroy the hair follicle during the active stage of the disease ...
Hair Follicle - Additional Images
... Pili multigemini is a malformation characterized by the presence of bifurcated or multiple divided hair matrices and papillae, giving rise to the formation of multiple hair shafts within the individual ...
Intermittent Hair–follicle Dystrophy
... Intermittent hairfollicle dystrophy is a disorder of the hair follicle leading to increased fragility of the shaft, with no identifiable biochemical disturbance, also with an ...
... expression • actin cytoskeleton organization • macrophage differentiation • hair follicle morphogenesis • positive regulation of pseudopodium assembly • T cell costimulation ...

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