Other strategies to evaluate the condition include KOH, culture, polymerase chain reaction, and trichoscopy
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.