dermoscope

dermoscope

A device used to examine the skin at low (e.g., 10X) magnification. It consists of a light source, magnifying glass and glass used to press against the skin.
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The primitive diagnosis of melanoma mainly relies on the precise assessment by the dermatologist using a dermoscope (1).
Dermoscopy for common skin problems in Chinese children using a novel Hong Kong-made dermoscope. Hong KongMedJ.
For scalp examination, a manual dermoscope (10X magnification) or a video-dermoscope with lenses ranging from 50x to 200x magnifications can be used.
The lesions were imaged under original magnification x50 and then photographed under a dermoscope with white light.
epiluminescence microscopy, dermatoscopy, or amplified surface microscopy) uses a handheld microscope called a dermatoscope (or dermoscope) for in vivo examination ofskin lesions.
Another alternative option is using a 'dermoscope' diagnosis method.
Dermoscope is non-invasive diagnostic tool, which allows rapid and magnified in-vivo observation of the skin and helps in visualization of certain morphologic features invisible to naked eye.
This is achieved by a microscopic examination using a dermoscope (x10 magnification), which considerably improves the clinical diagnostics of pigmented skin lesions.
The first device of this kind, MelaFind is a multi-spectral computer vision system with a handheld component that captures the image of a lesion with a dermoscope through a thin layer of alcohol applied to the skin.