TRICHOSCOPY PAGE 

Trichoscopy or "Scalp Dermosocopy" is an invaluable tool for diagnosing hair loss. Below, we review some of the key features of a variety of hair loss conditions.

 

1) ALOPECIA AREATA

Exclamation Mark Hairs in AA

Regrowth in AA: Vellus hairs

Signs of Disease Activity in AA

Early Stages of AA

Dermoscopy of Alopecia areata

Key Trichoscopic Features of AA

Exclamation mark hairs in AA

Exclamation mark hairs, vellus hairs and miniaturized hairs in AA

Tapered vs exclamation mark hairs in AA

Trichoscopy of partially treated AA

Miniaturization in AA

Alopecia areata incognito

Tapered Hairs in AA

Assessing Activity in AA using Trichoscopy

AA vs Pseudopelade using Trichoscopy

Yellow dots and short vellus hairs in AA

Exclamation mark hairs are broken hairs

Tapered hairs in AA

Where do we find Exclamation mark hairs in AA?

Black dots in AA

Exclamation mark hairs on the shaved scalp

Vellus hairs in AA

Broken hairs in AA

 

2) ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA

Dermocosopy of  AGA

Focal Atrichia in AGA

Anisotrichosis in AGA

Female Pattern Hair Loss: review of key features

Use of Trichoscopy to Capture the Earliest Changes in AGA

Miniaturization and Anisotrichosis in AGA

Isolated single hairs in AGA

Terminal, Vellus and Miniaturized Hairs in AGA - Example 1

Terminal, Vellus and Miniaturized Hairs in AGA - Example 2

Brown Peripilar sign in AGA

Miniaturization as a Clue to AGA

 

3) CENTRAL CENTRIFUGAL CICATICIAL ALOPECIA

Trichoscopy of CCCA: The Peripilar White-Grey Halo

 

4) DISCOID LUPUS

Follicular Red Dots in DLE

DLE of the Scalp

Trichoscopy of Late DLE 

Trichosocopy of Early DLE

 

5) DISSECTING CELLULITIS

Sinus tract in DSC

Yellow dots in DSC

Healed sinus tracts, example 1 

Headed sinus tract, example 2

DSC - A closer look

Early features of DSC

 

6) FOLLICULITIS DECALVANS

Understanding Compound Follicles: A Clue for FD

Folliculitis Decalvans: Trichscopy in Darker Skin Types

FD: How many hairs emerge from pores normally?

The Compounding of Hair Follicles

 

7) FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA

Perifollicular Erythema in FFA

FFA: Often Fewer Features than Classic LPP

Absence of vellus hairs in FFA

Scaling Patterns in FFA

Perifollicular redness in FFA: What is the significance?

 

8) HAIR DYE

Trichoscopy of Hair Dyes, Example 1

Trichoscopy of Hair Dyes, Example 2

 

9) LICHEN PLANOPILARIS

LPP of Facial Hair

Sea of singles (SOS) in LPP

Perifollicular scale in LPP

Partially-treated LPP

Follicular hyperkeratosis (perifollicular scale) in LPP

Perifollicular scale is not specific for LPP

Scaling in LPP

Early and late stage LPP

Perifollicular scale as a clue to LPP

Normal vs Compound Follicles in Scarring Alopecia

Perifollicular erythema (redness)

Acquired Pili Torti

 

10) PSEUDOPELADE OF BROCQ

AA vs Pseudopelade using Trichoscopy

AA vs Pseudopelade, Example 2

Pseudopleade of Brocq

Pseudopelade of Brocq

 

11) PSORIASIS

Scalp Psoriasis: Many variations

Hair casts in Psoriasis

 

12) TELOGEN EFFLUVIUM  

Upright regrowing hairs in TE - Example 1

Upright regrowing hairs in TE - Example 2

Identifying Telogen Hairs

Trichoscopy of CTE

Differentiating between 1 cm hairs on trichoscopy

 

 

13) TRACTION ALOPECIA

Traction alopecia from extensions

Miniaturized hairs in traction alopecia

Hair casts in traction alopecia

 

14) TRICHOSOCPY OF SCALP ANATOMY

Eccrine Glands

 

15) TRICHOTILLOMANIA

Differentiating TTM from AA

Exclamation mark hairs in TTM

On the lookout for TTM in Children

Tulip Hairs in TTM

 

 

 




 

 

 

 




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