Introduction by the president of the IDS
Authored by: Iris Zalaudek
What we are doing when we do not know the meaning of a specific word or when we simply like to inform ourselves about a place that we are going to visit? We simply open our browser and search in Wikipedia.
But what we are doing if we like to inform ourselves about a specific term or topic in the realm of dermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method.? Traditionally, we could read excellent booksThis glossary term has not yet been described. or scientific articles, attend congresses, workshops or courses and watch educational podcasts or on-line lectures.
As one of the main missions of the International DermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. Society is to teach dermoscopy, the idea was born to create a specific platform for dermoscopy on the same philosophyThis glossary term has not yet been described. of Wikipedia.
This is the background of dermoscopediaDermoscopedia is the name of this website and is providing state of knowledge information concerning dermoscopy - a non invasive diagnostic method., a novel and informative onlineThis glossary term has not yet been described. tool for dermoscopy, which I am honored to introduce on behalf the International Dermoscopy Society.
The current content was created by international dermoscopy experts, but it is our aim to continuously expand and update the content. Therefore, the International Dermoscopy Society invites all Members to actively participate themselves to the current content by adding or editing the text or uploading high quality images of interest for a broad readership.
As president of the International Dermoscopy Society, I want to thank all members, who up to date collaborated in this fantastic project. But I also like to express a special thank and acknowledgment to Prof. Ralph P. Braun, who’s engagement in this project was simply outstanding.
On behalf of the International Dermoscopy Society, I cordially invite you to have a look at our new dermoscopedia website under www.dermoscopedia.org I am convinced you will like as I do!
with my best regards,
Iris Zalaudek President of the International Dermoscopy Society