|Description||This chapter describes 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. aspect of different types of nail tumors such as different types of neviThis glossary term has not yet been described., melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., squamous cell carcinomaThis glossary term has not yet been described. etc.|
|Author(s)||Luc Thomas · Amélie Boespflug|
|Responsible author||Luc Thomas → send e-mail|
|Status update||May 14, 2018|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
This chapter describes the dermoscopy aspect of different types of nail tumors such as different types of nevi, melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma etc.
It has the following subchapters: