Nail diseases

Antonella Tosti, Bianca Maria Piraccini, Débora Cadore de Farias

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Abstract

The application of dermoscopy in the evaluation of nail disorders is still new and the real benefits of this technique in the diagnosis of nail conditions are not known. In particular, there are not evidence-based data showing that the use of dermoscopy may decrease the necessity of nail biopsies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatoscopy in Clinical Practice
Subtitle of host publicationBeyond Pigmented Lesions
PublisherCRC Press
Pages45-51
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781841847153
ISBN (Print)9780415468732
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Tosti, A., Piraccini, B. M., & de Farias, D. C. (2009). Nail diseases. In Dermatoscopy in Clinical Practice: Beyond Pigmented Lesions (pp. 45-51). CRC Press.