|Description||This chapter provides an overview on diagnostic accuracyThis 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. explaining terms such as sensitivityThis glossary term has not yet been described. and specificityThis glossary term has not yet been described. etc.|
|Responsible author||Harald Kittler → send e-mail|
|Status update||July 24, 2018|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
This chapter provides an overview on diagnostic accuracy in dermoscopy explaining terms such as sensitivity and specificity etc.
It has the following subchapters:
|Sensitivity and Specificity||N.N.|
|Factors influencing diagnostic accuracy||N.N.|