Inflammatory scalp diseases

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 Author(s): Anna Waskiel Burnat     ·  Lidia Rudnicka     ·  Adriana Rakowska
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Description this chapter describes dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. of inflammatory scalpThis glossary term has not yet been described. diseases
Author(s) Anna Waskiel Burnat · Lidia Rudnicka · Adriana Rakowska
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this chapter describes dermoscopy of inflammatory scalp diseases

It has the following subchapters:

Tinea capitis Anna Waskiel Burnat, Lidia Rudnicka, Adriana Rakowska
Seborrheic dermatitis Anna Waskiel Burnat, Lidia Rudnicka, Adriana Rakowska
Scalp psoriasis Anna Waskiel Burnat, Lidia Rudnicka, Adriana Rakowska


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