|Description||This chapter describes dermoscopy of trichotillomania|
|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 Braun|
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Trichoscopy of trichotillomania is characterized by presence of hairs broken at different length, black dots, trichoptilosis, coiled hairs, flame hairs, V-sign and tulip hairs .
Moreover exclamation mark hairs, yellow dots and upright regrowing hairs may be observed . Other characteristic, but rarely described trichoscopic findings include hair powder and follicular microhemorrhages [13, 14].
Trichoscopy of trichotillomania with presence of hairs broken at different length, black dots, and tulip hairs.
Coiled hairs in patient with trichotillomania.
Tulip hairs in patient with trichotillomania.