1st Edition

Hair Pathology with Trichoscopic Correlations

Edited By

Mariya Miteva

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after August 10, 2021
ISBN 9781138313538
August 10, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
208 Pages 704 Color & 10 B/W Illustrations

USD $130.00

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Book Description

Combining pathology with trichoscopy is a powerful strategy for the optimal management of hair disorders. This highly illustrated text will help clinicians become familiar with how to obtain an optimal specimen and how to understand the pathology report, in order to create an individualized approach in management. Pathologists will become familiar with the trichoscopic morphologic correlation of hair disorders, with the diagnostic clues to spot, and the most common pitfalls in hair pathology.

Table of Contents

List of contributors

1 Hair and scalp dermoscopy (trichoscopy): An introduction
2 Normal scalp and hair on trichoscopy
3 Practical tricks for mastering the scalp biopsy procedure
Giselle Martins
4 Introduction to horizontal sections and normal scalp anatomy on horizontal sections
5 Trichoscopy guided scalp biopsy
6 Clues to the pathologic diagnosis of hair disorders
7 Pitfalls in the pathologic diagnosis of hair disorders
8 Alopecia areata
9 Alopecia areata incognita
10 Telogen effluvium
11 Androgenetic alopecia
12 Traumatic alopecia (without traction alopecia)
13 Lichen planopilaris
14 Frontal fibrosing alopecia
15 Fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution
16 Lupus erythematosus of the scalp
17 Traction alopecia
18 Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
19 Folliculitis decalvans
20 Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp
21 Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp
22 Acne/folliculitis keloidalis
23 Scalp psoriasis
24 Seborrheic dermatitis
25 Red scalp disease
26 Scalp involvement in dermatomyositis
27 Linear morphea en coup de sabre
28 Hair and scalp infections
29 Miscellaneous
30 Trichoscopy in hair transplant practice: An introduction for hair restoration surgeons and pathologists
Giselle Martins and Rui Oliveira Soares


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Mariya Miteva, M.D. is Associate Professor, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA