2nd Edition

Dermoscopy of the Hair and Nails

ISBN 9781482234053
Published June 22, 2015 by CRC Press
220 Pages 623 Color Illustrations

USD $150.00

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Book Description

When the first edition of this pioneering text was published, only a few dermatologists were trained to utilize the dermatoscope for the diagnosis and follow-up of hair diseases. The technique is now more popular worldwide, prompting the development of this updated second edition, which now includes a section devoted entirely to nail dermoscopy and also covers many hair disorders that were not previously discussed.

Topics covered include alopecias, hair shaft disorders, hair root evaluation, pediatric hair disorders, hair weathering, inflammatory scalp disorders, infections, dermoscopy of the black scalp, body hair disorders, and dermoscopy-guided biopsies.

Also covered is dermoscopy of the nail plate, the proximal nail fold, the hyponychium, and the distal edge of the nail plate. The book discusses inflammatory nail disorders, traumatic nail disorders, onychomycosis, melanonychia, and nail tumors. This essential new edition facilitates diagnosis of hair disorders and provides clinicians with important clues about disease stage and progression.

Table of Contents

Hair and Scalp Dermoscopy
Instruments for Scalp Dermoscopy
Normal Scalp
Trichoscopy Patterns
Non Scarring Alopecias
Primary Scarring Alopecias
Secondary Scarring Alopecias
Hair Shaft Disorders
Pediatric Hair Disorders
Trichoscopy of the Black Scalp
Hair Damage
Systemic Diseases
Inflammatory Scalp Disorders
Infections and Infestations
Body Hair Disorders
Hair Root Evaluation
Dermoscopy Guided Biopsies
Ex Vivo Dermoscopy on Biopsies
Nail Dermoscopy
Dermoscopy of the Nail Plate
Dermoscopy of the Proximal Nail Fold
Dermoscopy of the Hyponichium
Trichoscopy Patterns
Colombina Vincenzi and Antonella Tosti
Normal Scalp
White Scalp
Black Scalp
Instruments and Methods
Colombina Vincenzi and Antonella Tosti
Non Scarring Alopecias
Colombina Vincenzi and Antonella Tosti
Male Pattern Hair Loss
Female Pattern Hair loss
Alopecia Areata
Alopecia Areata Incognito
Acute Telogen Effluvium
Chronic Telogen Effluvium
Dissecting Cellulitis
Chemotherapy Alopecia
Radiotherapy Alopecia
Scarring Alopecias
Lichen Planopilaris
Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
Folliculitis Decalvans
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
Central Centrifugal Scarring Alopecia
Traction Alopecia
Secondary Scarring Alopecias
Hair Shaft Disorders
Pili Torti
Pili Trianguli and Canaliculi
Pili Annulati
Trichorrexis Invaginata
Pediatric Hair Disorders
Aplasia Cutis Congenita
Sebaceous Nevus
Congenital Triangular Alopecia
Loose Anagen Hair Syndrome
Short Anagen Hair Syndrome
Traumatic Alopecia
Trichoscopy of the Black Scalp
Androgenetic Alopecia
Alopecia Areata
Alopecia due to Hair Breakage
Tinea Capitis
Traction Alopecia
Dissecting Celllulitis
Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Lichen Planopilaris
Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
Folliculitis Decalvans
Hair Damage
Trichorrhexis Nodosa
Bubble hair
Camouflage products
Hair cosmetics
Systemic Diseases
Lupus Erythematosus
Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas
Systemic Amyloidosis
Inflammatory Scalp Disorders
Colombina Vincenzi and Antonella Tosti
Scalp Psoriasis
Seborrhoeic Dermatitis
Contact Dermatitis
Tinea Capitis
Giuseppe Micali, Francesco Lacarrubba, and Anna Elisa Verzì
Body Hair Disorders
Keratosis Pilaris
Trichostasis Spinulosa
Circle Hairs
Rolled Hairs
Hair Root Evaluation
Dermoscopy Guided Biopsies
Ex Vivo Dermoscopy
Dermoscopy of Canine and Feline Alopecia
Fabia Scarampella and Giordana Zanna
Dermoscopic Features in Normal Dogs and Cats
Folliculitis Induced by Intraluminal Organisms
Canine Demodicosis
Canine and Feline Dermatophytosis
Canine Superficial Bacterial Folliculitis
Canine Pattern Alopecia
Feline Self-induced Alopecia
Dermoscopy of the Nail Plate
Dermoscopy of the Proximal Nail Fold
Dermoscopy of the Hyponychium
Dermoscopy of the Distal Edge
Inflammatory nail disorders
Nail Psoriasis
Nail Lichen Planus
Alopecia Areata
Traumatic nail disorders
Brittle Nails
Nail tumors
Glomus Tumor
Mixoid Cyst
Pyogenic Granuloma
Bowen’s Disease/SCC
Melanocyte Activation
Intraoperative Dermoscopy
Connective Tissue Diseases

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Edited by

Antonella Tosti, MD, is a professor of clinical dermatology at the University of Miami Health System. She is a worldwide recognized expert in hair and nail disorders and has been invited to lecture at major international conferences. She is the author of Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders, the first hair and scalp dermoscopy atlas ever published. She is also editor of five textbooks on diagnosis and treatment of hair disorders and three textbooks on nail disorders. Dr. Tosti is the main author of the chapter on nail disorders in several major textbooks and an expert in patch testing for diagnosis of contact allergy. Dr. Tosti is member of numerous dermatological societies and is the author or co-author of more than 600 scientific publications.

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"The book first addresses dermoscopic findings in hair disease, including alopecias, hair shaft disorders, infections, infestations, and inflammatory diseases … [it] is a worthy contribution to the field of dermatology."
—Renata H. Mullen, MD, in Doody’s Book Reviews