Dermoscopic equipment

From dermoscopedia

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 Authored by: Ralph P. Braun     ·  Philipp Tschandl

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Description In this chapter we describe equipmentphysical item that can be used to achieve a goal, especially if the item is not consumed in the process for 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. examination including handheld dermatoscopes, systems for digital dermoscopyThis glossary term has not yet been described., attachments for smartphonesThis glossary term has not yet been described..
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Philipp Tschandl
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In this chapter we describe equipment for dermoscopy examination including handheld dermatoscopes, systems for digital dermoscopy, attachments for smartphones.

It has the following subchapters:

Handheld dermatoscopes Ralph P. Braun, Philipp Tschandl
Systems for digital dermoscopy Ralph P. Braun, Philipp Tschandl
Cases for smartphones Ralph P. Braun, Philipp Tschandl
Attachments for digital cameras Ralph P. Braun
Full Body Imaging Systems Ralph P. Braun, Philipp Tschandl
Dermoscopic equipment (full text) Philipp Tschandl, Ralph P. Braun


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