Significance of Dermoscopy in Acute Diffuse and Total Alopecia of the Female Scalp: Review of Twenty Cases
作者: Inui S.Nakajima T.Itami S.
刊名: Dermatology, 2008, Vol.217 (4), pp.333-336
来源数据库: Karger
DOI: 10.1159/000155644
关键词: Acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalpDermoscopyYellow dots
原始语种摘要: Background: Acute diffuse and total alopecia of the female scalp (ADTAFS) is a new subtype of alopecia areata that is characterized by rapid progression of diffuse alopecia of the female scalp, marked female predominance and a favorable prognosis. Differential diagnosis of other types of diffuse alopecia such as female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is necessary in some cases. Objective: To describe dermoscopic findings of ADTAFS and to investigate the possibility of utilizing dermoscopy as a diagnostic tool for ADTAFS. Methods: Twenty cases of ADTAFS diagnosed by clinical and/or histological findings were examined by dermoscopy. Results: Cadaverized hairs (black dots), exclamation mark hairs (tapering hairs), broken hairs or yellow dots were seen in 18, 13, 19 and 17 out of 20 cases,...
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影响因子:2.024 (2012)

  • female 女性的
  • alopecia 脱发
  • hairs 体毛
  • diffuse 普及
  • findings 结论
  • prognosis 预报
  • diagnostic 诊断的
  • favorable 好意的
  • exclamation 感叹
  • helpful 有益的