Indian Journal of Dermatology
CME ARTICLE
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130--134

Dandruff: The most commercially exploited skin disease


S Ranganathan, T Mukhopadhyay 
 CavinKare Research Centre, No.12 Poonamallee Road, Ekkattuthangal, Chennai 600 097, India

Correspondence Address:
S Ranganathan
CavinKare Research Centre No.12, Poonamallee Road, Ekkattuthangal, Chennai 600 097
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Ranganathan S, Mukhopadhyay T. Dandruff: The most commercially exploited skin disease.Indian J Dermatol 2010;55:130-134


How to cite this URL:
Ranganathan S, Mukhopadhyay T. Dandruff: The most commercially exploited skin disease. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2010 [cited 2019 Aug 21 ];55:130-134
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