|Description||This chapter covers the 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. term irregular dotsAny distribution of dots other than dots as described for regular dots. and its histopathological correlation|
|Author(s)||Ralph P. Braun|
|Responsible author||Ralph Braun → send e-mail|
|Status update||July 2, 2018|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
Irregular dotsAny distribution of dots other than dots as described for regular dots. tend to be heterogenous in size shape and colorColor (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue. and are frequently found at the periphery of a given lesion or scattered throughout the lesion.