Atlas of Pediatric Dermatoscopy

  • Giuseppe Micali
  • Francesco Lacarrubba
  • Giuseppe Stinco
  • Giuseppe Argenziano
  • Iria Neri

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Giuseppe Micali, Francesco Lacarrubba
      Pages 3-5
  3. Melanocytic Lesions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Graziella Babino, Elvira Moscarella, Elisabetta Fulgione, Elena De Col, Vincenzo Piccolo, Giuseppe Argenziano
      Pages 9-14
    3. Elena De Col, Elvira Moscarella, Graziella Babino, Elisabetta Fulgione, Vincenzo Piccolo, Giuseppe Argenziano
      Pages 15-20
    4. Elisabetta Fulgione, Elvira Moscarella, Graziella Babino, Elena De Col, Vincenzo Piccolo, Giuseppe Argenziano
      Pages 21-24
  4. Skin Infections/Infestations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Francesco Lacarrubba, Anna Elisa Verzì, Franco Dinotta, Giuseppe Micali
      Pages 27-33
    3. Francesco Lacarrubba, Anna Elisa Verzì, Enrica Quattrocchi, Giuseppe Micali
      Pages 35-44
    4. Francesco Lacarrubba, Simona Boscaglia, Giuseppe Micali
      Pages 45-51
    5. Giuseppe Micali, Giorgia Giuffrida, Enrica Quattrocchi, Francesco Lacarrubba
      Pages 53-61
    6. Francesco Lacarrubba, Simona Boscaglia, Franco Dinotta, Giuseppe Micali
      Pages 63-70
    7. Iria Neri
      Pages 71-76
  5. Inflammatory Skin Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Giuseppe Micali, Simona Boscaglia, Maria Letizia Musumeci, Francesco Lacarrubba
      Pages 79-85
    3. Enzo Errichetti, Giuseppe Stinco
      Pages 87-93
    4. Enzo Errichetti, Giuseppe Stinco
      Pages 95-99
    5. Iria Neri
      Pages 101-107
    6. Enzo Errichetti, Giuseppe Stinco
      Pages 109-113

About this book


This atlas, containing a wealth of clinical and dermoscopic images, describes and illustrates the applications of dermoscopy in a wide variety of skin disorders that may be encountered in the pediatric population. Key features and other salient aspects are highlighted with the aim of enabling the clinician to reach a fast and reliable diagnosis in all cases.

Dermoscopy is a non-invasive technique that allows rapid and magnified in vivo observation of the skin, with visualization of morphologic features imperceptible to the naked eye. Dermoscopy has revolutionized the approach to pigmented skin lesions, greatly improving diagnostic accuracy. Furthermore, over the past few years it has been demonstrated to be very useful in the diagnosis, follow-up, and therapeutic monitoring of a range of other skin disorders, including cutaneous/mucosal infections, ectoparasitoses, inflammatory diseases, and hair and nail abnormalities. Being non-invasive, dermoscopy is particularly suitable for use in the pediatric population, in which invasive diagnostic procedures may be problematic.


cutaenous infections common skin disorders pigmented skin lesions Ectoparasitoses Non-invasive diagnosis Hair and nail abnormalities Inflammatory diseases Cutaneous infections Mucosal infections

Editors and affiliations

  • Giuseppe Micali
    • 1
  • Francesco Lacarrubba
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Stinco
    • 3
  • Giuseppe Argenziano
    • 4
  • Iria Neri
    • 5
  1. 1.Dermatology ClinicUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Dermatology ClinicUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Medical Area, Institute of DermatologyUniversity of UdineUdineItaly
  4. 4.Dermatology UnitUniversity of CampaniaNaplesItaly
  5. 5.Dermatology, Department of Specialized, Experimental and Diagnostic MedicineUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-71167-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-71168-3
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