Glossary

Dermatoscopy

From dermoscopedia

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

Description

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.

Occurrences

 The following pages use dermatoscopy as keyword:

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Automated diagnosisThis page gives a brief introduction and overview on neural network based automated diagnosis of skin lesions with dermatoscopy.
Definitions of metaphoric termsThis page has not yet been summarized.
Philosophy of dermoscopediaThis article is the introduction to dermoscopedia by the creators and describes the philosophy behind this project. We feature as well the comments by the president of the IDS and ISIC.
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.

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