Il problema della sensibilita del cuoio capelluto: Risultati di un questionario

Translated title of the contribution: Results of a questionnaire on scalp skin sensitivity

Fabio Ayala, Nadia Russo, Fabrizio Ayala

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Few data are reported in the literature about scalp skin sensitivity. A short questionnaire was therefore prepared, part of which addressed the opinions about causes, signs and symptoms of sensitivity referred to the scalp area. The results from using this questionnaire in our geographycal area in 300 subjects were examined. 54% of the subjects in this study believes it possesses the characteristics of scalp sensitivity. Itch, dandruff, and reddening are the most reported symptoms. Unsuitable shampoos and setting lotions (hair spray and hair gel) are among the most frequent causing factors. Furthermore hair dyes, coloured shampoos and permanent waves, according to our sample, have been regarded as the cause of scalp skin dryness.

Translated title of the contributionResults of a questionnaire on scalp skin sensitivity
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages4
JournalAnnali Italiani di Dermatologia Allergologica Clinica e Sperimentale
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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