Dermoscopy and Its Impact on Skin Cancer Diagnostics
February 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | Original Article | 129 | Copyright © February 2010
Brian J. Katz MD, Margaret Oliviero FNP BC, Harold Rabinovitz MD
Dermoscopy has clearly had a profound impact on the clinical diagnosis of pigmented lesions. It has been shown not only to be useful
in the early diagnosis of melanomas but also, more recently, for the diagnosis of nonpigmented cutaneous malignancies. In this
article, the authors will briefly explore the evolution of the use of this diagnostic technique along with how dermoscopy may be best
utilized with future technologies.