Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions

Ralph Peter Braun, Harold S. Rabinovitz, Margaret Oliviero, Alfred W. Kopf, Jean Hilaire Saurat

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Dermoscopy is an in vivo method for the early diagnosis of malignant melanoma and the differential diagnosis of pigmented lesions of the skin. It has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy over clinical visual inspection in the hands of experienced physicians. This article is a review of the principles of dermoscopy as well as recent technological developments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-121
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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