Analysis of trichoscopic signs observed in 24 patients presenting tinea capitis: Hypotheses based on physiopathology and proposed new classification
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2017
Source:Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
Author(s): Y. Bourezane, Y. Bourezane
IntroductionTrichoscopy (hair dermoscopy) is a non-invasive and very useful technique for the diagnosis and follow-up of hair and scalp disorders. In tinea capitis, specific aspects of the hair shaft have been described, with the main ones being: comma hair, corkscrew hair, bar code-like hair (BCH) and zigzag hair (ZZH).MethodHerein we report on a retrospective study of 24 patients with tinea capitis (TC). All patients underwent trichoscopic examination...