|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 telogen effluviumThis 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 4, 2019|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
There are no specific trichoscopyThis glossary term has not yet been described. findings of telogen effluvium . However, presence of upright regrowing hairs and predominance of single-hair follicular units with perifollicular discoloration may be indicative of telogen effluvium in absence of features characteristic for other causes of hair loss .