The axillary hair
(AH) was evaluated according three categories (Tanner, 1962).
The trimming of the pubic hair and axillary hair
would serve no other purpose.
This twenty-year-old boy presented with failure to have intercourse following marriage eunuchoid body proportion, absence of facial and axillary hair
and sparse pubic hair, high pitched voice, small sized phallus, absent libido and bilaterally descended prepubertal testes [Figure 1(a)].
A lot of mobile Pthirus pubis insects were visible on his axillary hair
in the affected area [Figure 1]b and [Figure 1]c.
An increase in pubic and axillary hair
developed after he reached the age of one and was concurrent with penis enlargement.
She had minimal axillary hair
, Tanner stage 2 breast development and Tanner stage 2 pubic hair development.
Maracek and colleagues found that removal of axillary hair
had no effect on the bacterial burden of P acnes.
A noninvasive microwave system reduced light and dark axillary hair
by approximately 70%, with durable results 1 year after treatment, according to data from a prospective multicenter study of 44 patients.
On physical examination, the patient was phenotypically female, height 178 cm, weight 72 kg, with normal secondary sexual characteristics (pubic and axillary hair
present, breast development Tanner stage IV).
He had no axillary hair
growth, pubic hair growth was found to be Tanner stage I.
Specific physical examination showed rough skin with depigmented areolae and loss of pubic and axillary hair
Hee Lee J, Huh CH, Yoon HJ, Cho KH, Chung JH: Photo-epilation results of axillary hair
in dark-skinned patients by intense pulsed light: comparison between different wavelengths and pulse width.