Dermoscopy Today: An Overview why all Dermatologists Should Use It

Link to the presentation: HERE

Presentation at the World Skin Health Day in Guinea – 2021 made by Dr Aimilios Lallas (International Society of Dermoscopy)

Presentation Content

  • History:
    • from the First consensus paper in 2003 on the use of dermoscopic criteria mainly for pigmented tumors.
    • Then extended to other indications in other dermatologic diseases.
  • How dermoscopy changed dermatology:
    • Predominant theories:
    • Understanding and detecting the genesis of melanoma:
    • Melanoma specific criteria:
    • Reduction of needed biopsies by recognizing benign lesions.


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