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hair follicle

Monday 14 July 2003

Adj. follicular

WKP

Images

- hair shaft and arrector pili muscle

Functions

- hair follicle differentiation

Morphological anomalies

Pathology

- follicular cysts
- follicular tumors / hair follicle-related tumors : pilar tumors

Anomalies

- anomalies pf hair follicle differentiation
- inherited hypotrichosis

See also

- Skin

References

- Botchkarev VA, Sharov AA. BMP signaling in the control of skin development and hair follicle growth. Differentiation. 2004 Dec;72(9-10):512-26. PMID: 15617562

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