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Dermoscopy for Infectious Diseases

  • Sean Ekinde
  • Elisa Cinotti
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Abstract

Dermoscopy can be applied to the clinical practice as a tool to improve the diagnostic accuracy and to monitor the treatment of the most commonly known skin infections and infestations. This chapter summarizes the main dermoscopic features of several parasitic, viral, and fungal infections according to the most recent studies.

Keywords

Dermoscopy Dermatoscopy Entomodermoscopy Ectoparasites Skin infection Skin infestation Scabies Pediculosis Phthiriasis Larva Migrans Tungiasis Tick Wart Molluscum Contagiosum Tinea Capitis and nigra 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sean Ekinde
    • 1
  • Elisa Cinotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Science, Dermatology SectionUniversity of Siena, S. Maria alle Scotte HospitalSienaItaly

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