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U021 - Trichoscopy and Onychoscopy in Diagnosis of Hair and Nail Disease

Friday, February 16; 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Examine the scalp, the hair and the nails with dermoscopy and identify the most diagnostic features of the different diseases.
  • Complete the clinical assessment of hair and scalp disorders using a dermatoscope and utilize this tool for follow-up


The session will be divided in 2 parts: 1 Hair and scalp dermoscopy: procedure, hair and scalp dermoscopy signs, use of dermoscopy for diagnosis hair disorders. 2 Nail dermoscopy: procedure, nail dermoscopy signs, use of dermoscopy for diagnosis nail disorders. Tricoscopy of the following hair diseases will be described: alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, cicatricial alopecia, tinea capitis, seborrheic dermatitis, scalp proriasis. Onychoscopy will detail nail psoriasis, onychomycosis, pigmented and non pigmented nail tumors, and dermoscopy of longitudinal melanonychia. At the end of the session, the participant will be able to recognize the most common signs seen by trichoscopy and onychoscopy and use them for diagnosis.

Friday, February 16
4:30 PM
/ Trichoscopy: from basic signs to diagnosis
5:00 PM
/ Onychoscopy: from basic signs to diagnosis
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location
    Room 30E
  • CME Credits
  • Type