Pediatric Dermoscopy, Trichoscopy and Onychoscopy

by Subrata Malakar, Surit Malakar, Harshal Ranglani, Seujee Das, Rashmi Agarwal

The aim of this book is to focus on the pediatric dermoscopy, trichoscopy and onychoscopy. Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, widely used diagnostic tool that aids the diagnosis of skin lesions and is proven to increase the accuracy of melanoma diagnosis. Trichoscopy is the dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair. The method is based on dermoscopy and videodermoscopy and is used for the evaluation and diagnosis of hair and scalp diseases. Onychoscopy is the dermoscopic imaging of the nail used for the diagnosis of nail disorders. This book is a comprehensive guide to the imaging and diagnosis of skin, hair and nail disorders in children. This book is divided into 5 sections, the text begins with an overview of dermoscopy and instruments. Section Two covers the use of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of paediatric skin diseases including melanocytic lesions, eczemas, and infections. The third section discusses techniques for trychoscopy and the identification of various hair disorders including alopecias and hair shaft disorders; and Section Four explains onychoscopy and nail disorders. The book concludes with a selection of case scenarios. This book highly illustrated with more than 450 clinical photographs, diagrams and figures.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Malakar Subrata
Rita Skin Foundation , Kolkata
2. Malakar Surit
Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3. Ranglani Harshal
Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4. Das Seujee
Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
5. Agarwal Rashmi Cutis Academy of Cutaneous Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789389188288
Speciality Dermatology, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18671
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 187
Book Type Professional


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