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A Text and Atlas

Subrata Malakar

400 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 is a step by step guide to trichoscopy for practising dermatologists. Beginning with an overview of devices and tools, and trichoscopic terminologies, the following sections cover the diagnostic imaging of many different hair and scalp disorders, including alopecia, hair weathering, infection and infestation, psoriasis, and more. Complete sections are dedicated to systemic diseases and paediatric hair disorders.

The book concludes with algorithms to help diagnose different disorders, and discussion on monitoring and follow up.

The practical text is further enhanced with nearly 600 images to assist learning and self assessment.

Key points

  • Step by step guide to trichoscopic imaging for diagnosis of hair and scalp disorders
  • Covers numerous disorders and includes section on paediatric trichoscopy
  • Features algorithms to assist diagnosis
  • Highly illustrated with nearly 600 clinical images
Author Bio

Subrata Malakar MBBS MD DCH
Director and Chief Dermatologist, Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India