Telemedicine Alopecia Assessment: Highlighting Patients With Skin of Color

Cutis. 2022 Jan;109(1):40-42. doi: 10.12788/cutis.0419.


Alopecia has been one of the more common concerns reported at teledermatology (TD) visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of the growing use of TD, a team of experts were consulted to develop workflows for virtual hair and scalp examinations, with particular consideration for skin of color patients.

MeSH terms

  • Alopecia / diagnosis
  • COVID-19*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Skin Pigmentation
  • Telemedicine*