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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130-134

Dandruff: The most commercially exploited skin disease


CavinKare Research Centre, No.12 Poonamallee Road, Ekkattuthangal, Chennai 600 097, India

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S Ranganathan
CavinKare Research Centre No.12, Poonamallee Road, Ekkattuthangal, Chennai 600 097
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.62734

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The article discuss in detail about the prevalence, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations of dandruff including the etio-pathology. The article also discusses in detail about various treatment methods available for dandruff. The status of dandruff being amphibious - a disease/disorder, and relatively less medical intervention is sought after for the treatment, dandruff is the most commercially exploited skin and scalp disorder/disease by personal care industries.


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