Antonella Tosti

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Antonella Tosti is an Italian physician and scientist with major contributions in the field of dermatology.

She is the author of Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp Disorders,[1] the first hair and scalp dermoscopy (trichoscopy) atlas ever published.[citation needed] Her major contributions do international medicine include research related to various aspects of hair diseases.[2][3] A new hair disorder described by Antonella Tosti[4] is often referred to as "Tosti alopecia".[5] Her contributions to knowledge about nails include research about videodermoscopy of the hyponychium and the nail plate.[6][7]

Antonella Tosti is author or co-author of several dermatological monographs and book chapters,[citation needed] including an e-medicine chapter about contact stomatitis.[8]

Professor Antonella Tosti is author of over 550 scientific publications.[9] She is a member of the North American Hair Research Society and mentee of Wds mentorship award


  1. ^ Dermoscopy of Hair and Scalp ... - Google Books. 2007-12-10. ISBN 978-0-415-40489-1. Retrieved 2010-05-12. 
  2. ^ Tosti, A; Piraccini, BM; Pazzaglia, M; Vincenzi, C (2003). "Clobetasol propionate 0.05% under occlusion in the treatment of alopecia totalis/universalis". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 49 (1): 96–8. doi:10.1067/mjd.2003.423. PMID 12833016. 
  3. ^ Tosti, A; Piraccini, BM; Iorizzo, M; Misciali, C (2005). "Frontal fibrosing alopecia in postmenopausal women". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 52 (1): 55–60. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2004.05.014. PMID 15627081. 
  4. ^ Tosti, A; Whiting, D; Iorizzo, M; Pazzaglia, M; Misciali, C; Vincenzi, C; Micali, G (2008). "The role of scalp dermoscopy in the diagnosis of alopecia areata incognita". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 59 (1): 64–7. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2008.03.031. PMID 18440667. 
  5. ^ Rakowska, A; Slowinska, M; Kowalska-Oledzka, E; Olszewska, M; Czuwara, J; Rudnicka, L (2009). "Alopecia areata incognita: true or false?". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 60 (1): 162–3. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2008.07.062. PMID 19103371. 
  6. ^ Iorizzo, M; Dahdah, M; Vincenzi, C; Tosti, A (2008). "Videodermoscopy of the hyponychium in nail bed psoriasis". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 58 (4): 714–5. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2007.11.026. PMID 18342725. 
  7. ^ Tosti, A; Argenziano, G (2002). "Dermoscopy allows better management of nail pigmentation". Archives of dermatology. 138 (10): 1369–70. doi:10.1001/archderm.138.10.1369. PMID 12374545. 
  8. ^ Tosti, Antonella; Bianca Maria Piraccini; Massimiliano Pazzaglia (7 March 2007). "Contact Stomatitis". eMedicine. 
  9. ^[self-published source?]