• Lidia Rudnicka
  • Magdalena Rusek
  • Barbara Borkowska


Trichoscopy may be performed with any dermoscope. This chapter focuses on the features of different types of dermoscopes, such as handheld dermoscopes, basic digital dermoscopes, dermoscopic accessories for the iPhone, and advanced digital dermoscopes (videodermoscopes). Basic information is provided on performing trichoscopy.


Dermoscopes Gray hair Hair colorization Hair washing Immersion fluid Magnification Nonpolarized light Polarized light Videodermoscope 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lidia Rudnicka
    • 1
    • 2
  • Magdalena Rusek
    • 3
  • Barbara Borkowska
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Health SciencesMedical University of WarsawWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyCSK MSWWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyCSK MSWWarsawPoland

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