Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of hair and scalp disorders

A. Tosti, F. Torres

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Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, in vivo technique that has been recently utilized for the diagnosis and management of hair and scalp disorders. In the last few years many studies have been published in this field; this review will describe the dermoscopic patterns observed in the most common hair and scalp disorders and discuss their diagnostic relevance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-119
Number of pages6
JournalActas Dermo-Sifiliograficas
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Nov 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Alopecia
  • Hair diseases
  • Hair loss
  • Scalp diseases
  • Trichoscopy
  • Videodermoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology


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