Accurate examination of skin lesions with the help of dermatoscope is termed as Dermatoscopy. This instrument is very useful in diagnosing Melanoma disorders. The main modes of dermatoscopy includes Non- polarized light and polarized light. Digital dermatoscopy is used in storage of images and some of the common systems of this instrument include Fotofinder, Easy scan and Molemax. Hair and scalp diseases such as Alopecia areata, wooly hair syndrome are diagnosed by trichoscopy. One of the typical application of dermatoscopy is early detection of melanoma.
- Track 1-1 Epiluminescence light microscopy
- Track 2-2 Advanced instruments used in dermatoscopy
- Track 3-3 Dermoscopic patterns in childrens and adolescents
- Track 4-4 Recent advances in dermatoscopy