Wood’s lamp Examination
- Wood’s lamp is considered as an important investigative tool in diagnosis of many dermatoses.
- The lamp is a wood’s glass, primarily barium silicate containing 9% Nickel oxide is opaque to all light except for a band extending from 320—400nm.
- 360nm. Is the wavelength emmited from it.
It is useful in diagnosis of the differentiation underlying disorder.
- Pityriasis Alba
- Tuberous Sclerosis
- Nevoid lesions
- Tinea Capitis
- Pityriasis Versicolor
- Tinea Unguim
- Pseudomonas Infection
- Detection of deposition of tetracycline in teeth.