Clues and tricks

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Wobble sign

Ink test

Tape stripping

Blink sign


Over the years a large number of cluesEvidence, in an investigation and tricksThis glossary term has not yet been described. in 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. has been described. In this chapter we will cover the one which are in our opinion the most important ones

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