|Description||This chapter describes 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. of cobblestone globulesPolygonal globules symmetrically distributed throughout lesion This glossary term has not yet been described. and its histopathological correlation|
|Author(s)||Ralph P. Braun|
|Responsible author||Ralph Braun → send e-mail|
|Status update||September 10, 2018|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
If globules are not perfectly round or oval but have angulated corners, they are called cobblestone globules. They are mainly seen in neviThis glossary term has not yet been described. with congenital architecture.