On the third and final day at the event, skincare specialists and experts discussed a number of topics related to skin health under various sessions such as 'Lymecycline in the treatment of Acne Vulgaris, Why should leprosy be in the spot light, Systematic Treatment of vitiligo, Trichoscopy
as a successful tool in diagnosis and treatment of scalp and hair disorders, Psychological Morbidity and Self Esteem in Patients of Acne Vulgaris, The Art of Medical Photography: A Guide for the Dermatologist and Pyoderma Gangrenosum In Pregnancy: An Uncommon Course and Cosmetic Gynecology, inevitable practice among others.
A Nonrandomized Study of Trichoscopy
Patterns Using Nonpolarized (Contact) and Polarized (Noncontact) Dermatoscopy in Hair and Shaft Disorders.
Focused history, physical exam, trichoscopy
, and microscopy are used to diagnose the condition, which originates in humans, animals, as well as soil; lifestyle, population, migration of people, and climatic conditions also are influencing factors.
Other strategies to evaluate the condition include KOH, culture, polymerase chain reaction, and trichoscopy
Hair shaft abnormalities usually do not develop until later in infancy or early childhood and are best visualized on trichoscopy
or trichogram .
reveals absent follicles, white dots, tubular perifollicular scale and perifollicular erythema.
Twenty-nine chapters are: trichoscopy
patterns; normal scalp; instruments for scalp dermoscopy; nonscarring alopecias; primary scarring alopecias; hair shaft disorders; pediatric hair disorders; dermoscopy of the black scalp; hair weathering; systemic diseases; inflammatory scalp disorders; infections; parasitoses of the scalp; body hair disorders; hair root evaluation; dermoscopy-guided biopsies; ex vivo dermoscopy; dermoscopy in canine and feline alopecia; dermoscopy of the nail plate; dermoscopy of the proximal nail fold; dermoscopy of the hyponychium; dermoscopy of the distal edge of the nail plate; inflammatory nail disorders; traumatic nail disorders; brittle nails; onychomycosis; nail tumors; melanonychia; connective tissue disorders.
is recently used as a valuable diagnostic method to reveal the different diagnosis of hair-loss.
is a noninvasive diagnostic tool that allows the recognition of morphologic structures not visible by the naked eye.
A thorough clinical exam and trichoscopy
are the main methods for diagnosing trichotillomania.
In 2006, Lidia Rudnicka and Algorzata Olszewska4 coined the term "Trichoscopy
" for dermoscopy of hair and the scalp.