From dermoscopedia

This is the page on the glossary term Dermatoscopy which is relevant on dermoscopedia. See also the list of terms.


The 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.


 The following pages use dermatoscopy as keyword:

Automated diagnosisThis page gives a brief introduction and overview on neural network based automated diagnosis of skin lesions with dermatoscopy.
Collision lesionsThis page has not yet been summarized.
Definitions of metaphoric termsThis page has not yet been summarized.
DermatofibromasThis chapter describes dermoscopy of dermatofibromas
How to contribute to Dermoscopediadermoscopedia lives and improves only through your input!
Merkel Call CarcinomaThis chapter covers the dermatoscopic features of Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
Mission statementThis chapter provides the msission statement of dermoscopedia.
Principles of dermoscopy (full text)In this chapter we provide an overview on the principles of dermoscopy including polarized light, non-polarized light dermoscopy and the differences between both.
Vascular lesionsThis chapter covers lesions of vascular origin as seen by dermoscopy


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