Cases for smartphones

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 Editor: Ralph P. Braun

 Author(s): Ralph P. Braun     ·  Philipp Tschandl
Description In this chapter we describe cases for smartphonesThis glossary term has not yet been described. which allow to perform dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. and to take digital dermoscopic imagesA representation of a person, animal or thing, photographed, painted or otherwise made visible.
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Philipp Tschandl
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Status update April 2, 2019
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Several companies provide Dermoscope cases adapt to a smartphoneThis glossary term has not yet been described. or a tabletThis glossary term has not yet been described. that provide good image quality. The images can be stored on the phone in specific apps and then be transferred to the medical record or systems for digital dermoscopyThis glossary term has not yet been described..

Examples include:

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