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Guidelines for pubic hair restoration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16411155     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Although the loss of pubic hair is a relatively frequent condition, there have been few reports about pubic hair restoration. This report aims to describe the demarcation and technical guidelines for pubic hair restoration using follicular micrografts. METHODS: Demarcation is described and based on anatomic parameters such as the level of the greater trochanters and the labium majus. The angle of micrograft insertion and direction also are described. RESULTS: The use of micrografts for pubic hair restoration is a procedure that promotes very natural results. CONCLUSIONS: The described parameters of demarcation and technical details are important issues that should be considered to obtain a natural result in pubic hair restoration.
Lia Mayumi Shinmyo; Fabio Xerfan Nahas; Lydia Masako Ferreira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aesthetic plastic surgery     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0364-216X     ISO Abbreviation:  Aesthetic Plast Surg     Publication Date:    2006 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-02     Completed Date:  2006-06-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701756     Medline TA:  Aesthetic Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Plastic Surgery of the Federal University of São Paulo, EPM, São Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Hair Follicle / transplantation*
Hypotrichosis / surgery*
Pubic Bone

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