Metaphoric term "Dots"

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Description This chapter covers the terminology of dotsDots are small, round structures of less than 0.1 mm in diameter that have a red color when corresponding to blood vessels; however, when due to melanin, their color ranges from black, brown, to blue-gray depending on the depth and concentration of the melanin in the skin (Tyndall effect).
Author(s) Harald Kittler
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Status update July 2, 2019
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Metaphoric termThis glossary term has not yet been described. Definition
regular dotsDots clustered at the center of the lesion, or located on the network lines (also called target network) Dots clustered at the center of the lesion, or located on the networkThis glossary term has not yet been described. lines (also called target network)
irregular dotsAny distribution of dots other than dots as described for regular dots. Any distribution of dots other than dots as described for regular dots.