Clinical significance of dermoscopy in alopecia areata: analysis of 300 cases.

  title={Clinical significance of dermoscopy in alopecia areata: analysis of 300 cases.},
  author={Shigeki Inui and Takeshi Nakajima and Koichi Nakagawa and Satoshi Itami},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={47 7},
OBJECTIVE To determine dermoscopic findings of alopecia areata (AA) from a large-scale study that can be used as clinical indicators of disease. METHODS Dermoscopic examination of areas of hair loss on the scalp of 300 Asian patients with AA was performed using a DermLite II pro, which can block light reflection from the skin surface without immersion gels. Using the Spearman rank-order correlation coefficient by rank test, correlations between the incidence of each dermoscopic finding and… CONTINUE READING

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