The use of trichoscopy for evaluating a number of hair and scalp disorders is gaining popularity. It is a simple and noninvasive in vivo tool for visualizing hair shafts and the scalp. Recently, alopecias have been classified according to their trichoscopic findings. The second part of this 2-part continuing medical education article reviews recent advances in this field and describes a systematic approach for using the differential diagnostic findings of trichoscopy in alopecia.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Key words : alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, dermatoscopy, dermoscopy, discoid lupus erythematosus, dissecting cellulitis, lichen planopilaris, patterned hair loss, trichoscopy, videodermatoscopy
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| Dr Shapiro has financial relationships with Allergan, Advisory Board, Honorarium; Applied Biology, Consultant, Honorarium; Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, Speaker, Honorarium; Johnson & Johnson, Consultant, Honorarium; Merck & Co, Speaker, Fees; and RepliCel Life Sciences, Founder, Stock. The other authors involved with this journal-based CME activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest(s).