|Description||In this chapter we cover the importance of colorsThis 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.. ColorsThis glossary term has not yet been described. are important becaus they provide important information on the type and anatomical locaiton of the pigment in the skin and its appearance in dermoscopy.|
|Author(s)||Ralph P. Braun · Katrin Kerl|
|Responsible author||Ralph Braun → send e-mail|
|Status update||July 8, 2018|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
Other important determinants of lesion colorColor (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue. include hemoglobin in red blood cells (pink to red colors) and collagen fibers in the dermis (white color).