Patterns of scalp and hair disease revealed by videodermoscopy

Antonella Tosti, Elizabeth K. Ross

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This chapter will provide an overview of videodermoscopic patterns seen in the normal scalp and in various non-tumoral scalp and hair conditions (Table 1.1). The patterns are classified as either interfollicular or follicular in origin. Interfollicular patterns are further subdivided Normal scalp Psoriasis Seborrhoeic dermatitis Alopecia areata Patchy Ophiasis Diffuse (incognita) Totalis/universalis Androgenetic alopecia Chronic telogen effluvium Trichotillomania Primary cicatricial alopecia Discoid lupus erythematosus Lichen planopilaris Folliculitis decalvans into vascular or pigment compartment-related. A summary of these patterns is shown in Table 1.2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationWith Clinical and Pathological Correlations
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780203090015
ISBN (Print)9780415404891
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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