Scalp psoriasis

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Description this chapter describes dermoscopy of psoriasis of the scalp
Author(s) Anna Waskiel Burnat · Lidia Rudnicka · Adriana Rakowska
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Status update April 6, 2019
Status by Ralph P. Braun

Scalp psoriasis is characterized by presence of red dots and globules (in high magnification observed as glomerular vessels) in circular or linear arrangement, white interfollicular scaling and erythematous background (12, 13). Moreover, blood extravasations may be observed (12).


Trichoscopy of scalp psoriasis with presence of red dots in circular arrangement and erythematous background.


White, interfollicular scaling in patient with scalp psoriasis.