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Antonella Tosti
University of Miami, USA
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Professor of dermatology at University of Miami. Worldwide recognized expert in hair disorders. Invited speaker at major international conferences, including the annual meetings of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and the American Academy of Dermatology. Author of Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders, the first hair and scalp dermoscopy atlas ever published. Member of American Academy of Dermatology, American Dermatological Association, European Academy of Dermatology, Women Dermatological Society, North American Society for Contact Dermatitis and International Society of Dermatology. Founding member of International Trichoscopy Society. Author of over 800 scientific publications.

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Selected publications:

  • Telogen effluvium after allergic contact dermatitis of the scalp - Tosti A., Piraccini B. M., D. J. Van Neste, Arch Dermatol 2001; 137: 187-90
  • Hair diameter diversity: a clinicl sign reflecting the follicle miniaturization - De Lacharriere O., Deloche C., Misciali C., Piraccini B. M., Vincenzi C., Bastien P., Tardy I., Bernard B., A. Tosti, Arch Dermatol 137: 641-646, 2001
  • Evaluation of sexual function in subjects taking finasteride for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia - Tosti A., Piraccini B. M., Soli M., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15: 418-21, 2001
  • Loose anagen hair syndrome and loose anagen hair - Tosti A., Piraccini B. M., Arch Dermatol 138: 521-2, 2002
  • Occupational alopecia or alopecia areata? - Tosti A., Piraccini BM., Bergfeld WF., Camacho F., Dawber RP., Happle R., Olsen EA., Price VH., Rebora A., Shapiro J., Sinclair R., Vanneste D., Whiting DA., J Am Acad Dermatol 47:636-7, 2002
  • Morphological approach to hair disorders - Sinclair R., Jolley D., Mallari R., Magee J., Tosti A., Piracinni BM., Vincenzi C., Happle R., Ferrando J., Grimalt R., Therese L., Van Neste D., Zlotogorski A., Christiano AM., Whiting D., J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2003 ;8:56-64
  • Finasteride treatment may not prevent telogen effluvium after minoxidil withdrawal - Tosti A., Iorizzo M., Vincenzi C., Arch Dermatol. 2003 ;139:1221-2
  • Follicular mycosis fungoides mimiking alopecia areata - Tosti A., Cerroni L., Piraccini BM., Iorizzo M., Misciali C., In: Science and technology Van Neste D. Hair – Skinterface 2003: 471-474
  • Alopecia areata - Iorizzo M., Piraccini BM., Tosti A. In: “La Dermatite Atopica” Lotti TM. – UTET 2004; 100-101
  • Histological features of peripilar signs associated with androgenetic alopecia - Deloche C., De Lacharriere O., Misciali C., Piraccini BM., Vincenzi C., Bastien P., Tardy I., Bernard BA., Tosti A., Arch Dermatol Res. 2004;295:422-8
  • Alterations in the basement membrane zone in pili annulati hair follicles as demonstrated by electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry - Giehl KA., Ferguson DJ., Dean D., Chuang YH., Allen J., Berker DA., Tosti A., Dawber RP., Wojnarowska F., Br J Dermatol. 2004;150:722-7
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia in postmenopausal women - Tosti A., Piraccini BM., Iorizzo M., Misciali C., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005;52:55-60
  • Androgenetic alopecia in children: report of 20 cases - Tosti A., Iorizzo M., Piraccini BM., Br J Dermatol. 2005;152:556-9
  • Permanent alopecia after busulfan chemotherapy - Tosti A., Piraccini BM., Vincenzi C., Misciali C., Br J Dermatol. 2005;152:1056-8
  • Tendency to underestimate the severity of androgenetic alopecia - Tosti A., Bellavista S., Longo S., Pazzaglia M., Br J Dermatol. 2005;152:1362-3
  • The psychosocial impact of hair loss among men: a multinational European study - Alfonso M., Richter-Appelt H., Tosti A., Viera MS., Garcia M., Curr Med Res Opin. 2005;21:1829-36
  • The natural history of androgenetic alopecia - Tosti A., Piraccini BM., Iorizzo M., Voudouris S., J Cosmet Dermatol. 2005;4:41-3
  • Videodermoscopy in the evaluation of hair and scalp disorders - Ross EK., Vincenzi C., Tosti A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;55:799-806
  • Alopecia areata: a long term follow-up study of 191 patients - Tosti A., Bellavista S., Iorizzo M., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;55:438-41
  • Lipedematous alopecia of the scalp - Piraccini BM., Voudouris S., Pazzaglia M., Rech G., Vicenzi C., Tosti A., Dermatol Online J. 2006;12:6
  • Finasteride treatment of female pattern hair loss - Iorizzo M., Vincenzi C., Voudouris S., Piraccini BM., Tosti A., Arch Dermatol. 2006;142:298-302
  • Drug-induced hair disorders - Piraccini BM., Iorizzo M., Rech G., Tosti A., Curr Drug Saf 2006; 1:301-305
  • Alopecia areata during treatment with biologic agents - Tosti A., Pazzaglia M., Starace M., Bellavista S., Vincenzi C., Tonelli G., Arch Dermatol. 2006 Dec;142(12):1653-4
  • Periocular pigmentation associated with use of travoprost for the treatment of alopecia areata of the eyelashes - Feletti F., Vincenzi C., Pazzaglia M., Tosti A., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007 Mar;21(3):421-3
  • Heterochromia of the scalp hair following blaschko lines - Iorizzo M., Piraccini BM., Tosti A., Pediatr Dermatol. 2007 Jan-Feb;24(1):69-70
  • Drug reactions affecting hair: diagnosis - Tosti A., Pazzaglia M., Dermatol Clin. 2007 Apr;25(2):223-31
  • Assessment of Hair and Scalp Disorders - Tosti A., Gray J., J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2007 Dec;12(2):23-27
  • Acute hair loss in phenylketonuria - Donati A., Vincenzi C., Tosti A., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2008 Aug 27.
  • The role of scalp dermoscopy in the diagnosis of alopecia areata incognita - Tosti A., Whiting D., Iorizzo M., Pazzaglia M., Misciali C., Vincenzi C., Micali G., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Jul;59(1):64-7
  • Acute hair loss in phenylketonuria - Donati A., Vincenzi C., Tosti A., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009 May;23(5):613-5
  • Pili annulati: refinement of the locus on chromosome 12q24. 33 to a 2. 9-Mb interval and candidate gene analysis - Giehl KA., Rogers MA., Radivojkov M., Tosti A., de Berker DA., Weinlich G., Schmuth M., Ruzicka T., Eckstein GN., Br J Dermatol. 2009 Mar;160(3):527-33
  • Hair extensions: a concerning cause of hair disorders - Yang A., Iorizzo M., Vincenzi C., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2009 Jan;160(1):207-9
  • Mutations in lipase H cause autosomal recessive hypotrichosis simplex with woolly hair - Horev L., Tosti A., Rosen I., Hershko K., Vincenzi C., Nanova K., Mali A., Potikha T., Zlotogorski A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Nov;61(5):813-8
  • How not to get scar(r)ed: pointers to the correct diagnosis in patients with suspected primary cicatricial alopecia - Harries MJ., Trueb RM., Tosti A., Messenger AG., Chaudhry I., Whiting DA., Sinclair R., Griffiths CE., Paus R., Br J Dermatol. 2009 Mar;160(3):482-501
  • Hair and nail disorders. Introduction - Tosti A., Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2009 Mar;28(1):1-2
  • Treatment strategies for alopecia - Tosti A., Duque-Estrada B., Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2009 Apr;10(6):1017-26
  • The role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of cicatricial marginal alopecia - Tosti A., Torres F., Misciali C., Vincenzi C., Duque-Estrada B., Br J Dermatol. 2009 Jul;161(1):213-5
  • Adalimumab-induced psoriasis of the scalp with diffuse alopecia: a severe potentially irreversible cutaneous side effect of TNF-alpha blockers - El Shabrawi-Caelen L., La Placa M., Vincenzi C., Haidn T., Muellegger R., Tosti A., Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Feb;16(2):182-3
  • Videodermoscopy does not enhance diagnosis of scalp contact dermatitis due to topical minoxidil - Tosti A., Donati A., Vincenzi C., Fabbrocini G., Int J Trichology. 2009 Jul;1(2):134-7
  • Alopecia secondary to mesotherapy - Duque-Estrada B., Vincenzi C., Misciali C., Tosti A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Oct;61(4):707-9
  • Hair loss in women - Tosti A., Piraccini BM., Sisti A., Duque-Estrada B., Minerva Ginecol. 2009 Oct;61(5):445-52. Review
  • Mutations in lipase H cause autosomal recessive hypotrichosis simplex with woolly hair - Horev L., Tosti A., Rosen I., Hershko K., Vincenzi C., Nanova K., Mali A., Potikha T., Zlotogorski A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Nov;61(5)
  • Alopecia in epidermolysis bullosa - Tosti A., Duque-Estrada B., Murrell DF., Dermatol Clin. 2010 Jan;28(1)
  • Follicular red dots: a novel dermoscopic pattern observed in scalp discoid lupus erythematosus - Tosti A., Torres F., Misciali C., Vincenzi C., Starace M., Miteva M., Romanelli P., Arch Dermatol. 2009 Dec;145(12):1406-9
  • Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of hair and scalp disorders - Tosti A., Torres F., Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2009 Nov;100 Suppl 1:114-9
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia in two sisters - Junqueira Ribeiro Pereira AF., Vincenzi C., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2010 May;162(5):1154-5
  • Acute hair loss on the limbs in frontal fibrosing alopecia: a clinicopathological study of two cases - Miteva M., Camacho I., Romanelli P., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2010 Aug;163(2):426-8
  • Short anagen syndrome in an African American woman - Avashia N., Woolery-Lloyd H., Tosti A., Romanelli P., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Dec;63(6):1092-3. Review
  • Short anagen syndrome - Giacomini F., Starace M., Tosti A., Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr;28(2):133-4
  • Folliculotropic mycosis fungoides masquerading as alopecia areata - Iorizzo M., El Shabrawi Caelen L., Vincenzi C., Misciali C., Tosti A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Aug;63(2):e50-2
  • Hair casts are a dermoscopic clue for the diagnosis of traction alopecia - Tosti A., Miteva M., Torres F., Vincenzi C., Romanelli P., Br J Dermatol. 2010 Dec;163(6):1353-5
  • Trichoscopy as a clue to the diagnosis of scalp sarcoidosis - Torres F., Tosti A., Misciali C., Lorenzi S., Int J Dermatol. 2011 Mar;50(3):358-61
  • Lonely hair sign: not specific for frontal fibrosing alopecia-reply - Tosti A., Arch Dermatol. 2012 Oct 1;148(10):1208-9
  • S1 guideline for diagnostic evaluation in androgenetic alopecia in men, women and adolescents - Blume-Peytavi U., Blumeyer A., Tosti A., Finner A., Marmol V., Trakatelli M., Reygagne P., Messenger A; European Consensus Group., Br J Dermatol. 2011 Jan;164(1):5-15
  • Tinea capitis mimicking folliculitis decalvans - Tangjaturonrusamee C., Piraccini BM., Vincenzi C., Starace M., Tosti A., Mycoses. 2011 Jan;54(1):87-8
  • Reflectance confocal microscopy of the yellow dot pattern in alopecia areata - Ardigò M., Tosti A., Cameli N., Vincenzi C., Misciali C., Berardesca E., Arch Dermatol. 2011 Jan;147(1):61-4
  • Reflectance confocal microscopy can differentiate dermoscopic white dots of the scalp between sweat gland ducts or follicular infundibulum - Ardigò M., Torres F., Abraham LS., Piñeiro-Maceira J., Cameli N., Berardesca E., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2011 May;164(5):1122-4
  • Permanent chemotherapy-induced alopecia: a review - Palamaras I., Misciali C., Vincenzi C., Robles WS., Tosti A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Mar;64(3):604-6. Review
  • Trichoscopy as a clue to the diagnosis of scalp sarcoidosis - Torres F., Tosti A., Misciali C., Lorenzi S., Int J Dermatol. 2011 Mar;50(3):358-61
  • Practice gaps–trichoscopy in clinical care: comment on corkscrew hair - Tosti A., Arch Dermatol. 2011 Mar;147(3):356
  • Permanent alopecia after systemic chemotherapy: a clinicopathological study of 10 cases - Miteva M., Misciali C., Fanti PA., Vincenzi C., Romanelli P., Tosti A., Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 Jun;33(4):345-50
  • Concomitant manifestation of pili annulati and alopecia areata: coincidental rather than true association - Giehl KA., Schmuth M., Tosti A., De Berker DA., Crispin A., Wolff H., Frank J., Acta Derm Venereol. 2011 Jun;91(4):459-62
  • Confocal microscopic features of scarring alopecia: preliminary report - Agozzino M., Tosti A., Barbieri L., Moscarella E., Cota C., Berardesca E., Ardigò M., Br J Dermatol. 2011 Sep;165(3):534-40
  • Hair loss in autoimmune cutaneous bullous disorders - Miteva M., Murrell DF., Tosti A., Dermatol Clin. 2011 Jul;29(3):503-9, xi
  • The follicular triad: a pathological clue to the diagnosis of early frontal fibrosing alopecia - Miteva M., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Feb;166(2):440-2
  • Alopecia: evaluation and treatment - Gordon KA., Tosti A., Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2011;4:101-6
  • The ‘eyes’ or ‘goggles’ as a clue to the histopathological diagnosis of primary lymphocytic cicatricial alopecia - Miteva M., Torres F., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Feb;166(2):454-5
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency - Zabielinski M., Aber C., Miteva M., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Mar;166(3):689-90
  • Lichen planopilaris following hair transplantation and face-lift surgery - Chiang YZ., Tosti A., Chaudhry IH., Lyne L., Farjo B., Farjo N., Cadore de Farias D., Griffiths CE., Paus R., Harries MJ., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Mar;166(3):666-370
  • Lonely hair: a clue to the diagnosis of frontal fibrosing alopecia - Tosti A., Miteva M., Torres F., Arch Dermatol. 2011 Oct;147(10):1240
  • Evidence-based (S3) guideline for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in women and in men - Blumeyer A., Tosti A., Messenger A., Reygagne P., Del Marmol V., Spuls PI., Trakatelli M., Finner A., Kiesewetter F., Trüeb R., Rzany B., Blume-Peytavi U; European Dermatology Forum (EDF)., J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2011 Oct;9 Suppl 6:S1-57
  • Connubial androgenetic alopecia - Lattouf C., Miteva M., Tosti A., Arch Dermatol. 2011 Nov;147(11):1329-30
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia in black patients - Miteva M., Whiting D., Harries M., Bernardes A., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Jul;167(1):208-10
  • Polarized microscopy as a helpful tool to distinguish chronic nonscarring alopecia from scarring alopecia - Miteva M., Tosti A., Arch Dermatol. 2012 Jan;148(1):91-4
  • A detective look at hair biopsies from African-American patients - Miteva M., Tosti A., Br J Dermatol. 2012 Jun;166(6):1289-94
  • Hair and scalp dermatoscopy - Miteva M., Tosti A., J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Nov;67(5):1040-8. Review
  • Dermoscopy guided scalp biopsy in cicatricial alopecia - Miteva M., Tosti A., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Mar 26
  • Treatment options for alopecia: an update, looking to the future - Miteva M., Tosti A., Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2012 Jun;13(9):1271-81. Review
  • Histopathologic features of alopecia areata incognito: a review of 46 cases - Miteva M., Misciali C., Fanti PA., Tosti A., J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Jun;39(6):596-602
  • Trichoscopy and histopathology of follicular keratotic plugs in scalp discoid lupus erythematosus - Lanuti E., Miteva M., Romanelli P., Tosti A., Int J Trichology. 2012 Jan;4(1):36-8
  • Quality of life in alopecia areata: a disease-specific questionnaire - Fabbrocini G., Panariello L., De Vita V., Vincenzi C., Lauro C., Nappo D., Ayala F., Tosti A., J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Jul 3
  • A Comprehensive Pathophysiology of Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis – Towards a More Precise Definition of Scalp Health - Schwartz JR., Messenger AG., Tosti A., Todd G., Hordinsky M., Hay RJ., Wang X., Zachariae C., Kerr KM., Henry JP., Rust RC., Robinson MK., Acta Derm Venereol. 2012 Aug 6
  • Monilethrix - de Lencastre A., Tosti A.,, J Pediatr. 2012 Dec;161(6):1176
  • Pili annulati what about racial distribution? - Osório F., Tosti A.,Dermatol Online J. 2012 Aug 15;18(8):10
  • N-acetylcysteine in the Treatment of Trichotillomania - Rodrigues-Barata AR., Tosti A., Rodríguez-Pichardo A., Camacho-Martínez F.,Int J Trichology. 2012 Jul;4(3):176-8
  • Dermoscopy of early dissecting cellulitis of the scalp simulates alopecia areata - Tosti A., Torres F., Miteva M.,Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2013 Jan;104(1):92-3
  • Familial frontal fibrosing alopecia - Dlova N., Goh CL., Tosti A.,Br J Dermatol. 2013 Jan;168(1):220-2
  • Dermatoscopy of hair shaft disorders - Miteva M., Tosti A.,J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Mar;68(3):473-81

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