Trichoscopy

From dermoscopedia

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 Editor: Anna Waskiel Burnat

 Author(s): Anna Waskiel Burnat     ·  Lidia Rudnicka
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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 hair and scalpThis glossary term has not yet been described. (TrichoscopyThis glossary term has not yet been described.
Author(s) Anna Waskiel Burnat · Lidia Rudnicka
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This chapter describes dermoscopy of hair and scalp (Trichoscopy

It has the following subchapters:

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