European Journal of Dermatology


Hair regeneration after epidermal peeling Volume 30, numéro 2, March-April 2020


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1 Department of Dermatology, Xiangya Hospital,
2 Key Laboratory of Organ Injury, Aging and Regenerative Medicine of Hunan Province,
3 Center for Molecular Medicine, Xiangya Hospital,
4 National Clinical Research Center for Geriatric Disorders, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China

Hair regeneration occurs during the cyclical telogen-anagen transition of hair follicles. In a specific region on the scalp affected by androgen alopecia (AGA), the telogen-anagen transition fails to complete, resulting in blocked hair regeneration and a specific baldness pattern [1]. A large open full-thickness wound of skin has been shown to induce hair follicle regeneration in adult mice [2, 3]. This phenomenon was later called “wound-induced hair follicle neogenesis” (WIHN) [4]. However, this [...]