Wobble sign

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During dermoscopy examination, the handheld scope is usually maintained fixed on the surface of the lesion. If the device is slightly moved horizontally, parallel to the surface, a dynamic approach is added. The most elevated part of the lesion sticks to the scope[1].

  1. Braun et al.: The "wobble sign" in epiluminescence microscopy as a novel clue to the differential diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions. Arch Dermatol 2000;136:940-2. PMID: 10891009.