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Fundamentals of Hair and Scalp Dermoscopy

Isabella Doche Patricia Damasco Giselle Martins

262 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Trichoscopy is the dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair. The method is based on dermoscopy and videodermoscopy and is used for the evaluation and diagnosis of hair and scalp diseases.

This book provides clinicians and trainees with the latest advances in trichoscopy.

Divided into seventeen chapters, the text begins with an overview of the normal scalp and devices used in trichoscopy, both handheld and digital.

The following chapters examine numerous hair and scalp disorders including alopecia, hair shaft disorders, genetic skin diseases, autoimmune bullous disorders, tumours and much more.

Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points from the topic.

Edited by recognised experts in the field from the USA and Brazil, this comprehensive guide features more than 1000 clinical images, diagrams and tables to enhance learning.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to trichoscopy for clinicians and trainees
  • Covers numerous disorders and emphasises key learning points for each topic
  • Recognised editor team from USA and Brazil
  • Includes more than 1000 images, diagrams and tables
Author Bio

Isabella Doche MD PhD
Department of Dermatology, University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil; Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA

Patricia Damasco MD
Dermatology, HRAN, Brasília, Brazil

Giselle Martins MD
Hair Department, Division of Sanitary Dermatology of Porto Alegre, Brazil