|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 psoriasisThis glossary term has not yet been described. of the scalpThis glossary term has not yet been described.|
|Author(s)||Anna Waskiel Burnat · Lidia Rudnicka · Adriana Rakowska|
|Responsible author||Anna Waskiel Burnat → send e-mail|
|Status update||April 6, 2019|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
ScalpThis glossary term has not yet been described. psoriasis is characterized by presence of red dots and globules (in high magnification observed as glomerular vesselsThis glossary term has not yet been described.) in circular or linear arrangementThis glossary term has not yet been described., white interfollicular scaling and erythematous background (12, 13). Moreover, blood extravasations may be observed (12).
White, interfollicular scaling in patient with scalp psoriasis.