Pathological correlations

Antonella Tosti, Cosimo Misciali

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This chapter illustrates how pathological features correlate with dermoscopic features: Hair diameter diversity: this sign reflects hair miniaturization and is a typical feature of androgenetic alopecia. Pathology shows in horizontal sections of normal scalp the average terminal to vellus hair ratio is 7:1. Dermoscopy shows less than 20% of diversity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationWith Clinical and Pathological Correlations
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9780203090015
ISBN (Print)9780415404891
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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