diascopy


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diascopy

 [di-as´ko-pe]
1. examination by means of a diascope.

di·as·co·py

(dī-as'kŏ-pē),
Examination of superficial skin lesions with a diascope.
[G. dia, through, + skopeō, to see]

di·as·co·py

(dī-as'kŏ-pē)
Examination of superficial skin lesions with a diascope.
[G. dia, through, + skopeō, to see]

diascopy

a special technique for examination of erythematous skin lesions. If a clear glass slide, pressed over the lesion, causes the color to fade, there is vascular engorgement; if it does not fade, it is hemorrhage in the skin.
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On dermatological examination, enlargement of scars was observed in different areas of the patient's body and these were seen as linear copper red-violaceous plaques with apple-jelly sign on diascopy.
Particle dimensions were measured with a Leica MZ3 optical microscope with Lida software in diascopy mode and non polarized light.