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Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet.
BACKGROUND There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions. OBJECTIVE The virtual Consensus Net Meeting on Dermoscopy was organized toExpand
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Automated diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
We used a digital dermoscopy analyzer (DBDermo-Mips system) to evaluate a series of 588 excised, clinically atypical, flat pigmented skin lesions (371 benign, 217 malignant). Expand
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The spectrum of Spitz nevi: a clinicopathologic study of 83 cases.
OBJECTIVE To achieve a clinicopathologic classification of Spitz nevi by comparing their clinical, dermoscopic, and histopathologic features. DESIGN Eighty-three cases were independently reviewedExpand
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Digital dermoscopy analysis for the differentiation of atypical nevi and early melanoma: a new quantitative semiology.
OBJECTIVES To use a digital dermoscopy analyzer with a series of "borderline" pigmentary skin lesions (ie, clinically atypical nevi and early melanoma) to find correlation between the studiedExpand
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Digital dermoscopy analysis and artificial neural network for the differentiation of clinically atypical pigmented skin lesions: a retrospective study.
Noninvasive diagnostic methods such as dermoscopy or epiluminescence light microscopy have been developed in an attempt to improve diagnostic accuracy of pigmented skin lesions. The evaluation of theExpand
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Sjögren's syndrome: a retrospective review of the cutaneous features of 93 patients by the Italian Group of Immunodermatology.
OBJECTIVE Various cutaneous manifestations have been described (xerosis, eyelid dermatitis, angular cheilitis, cutaneous vasculitis and annular erythema) in Sjögren's syndrome (SS), but so far onlyExpand
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Extracorporeal photochemotherapy restores Th1/Th2 imbalance in patients with early stage cutaneous T‐cell lymphoma
Extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) has been shown to be a potent activator of peripheral blood macrophages because it causes a marked release of macrophage‐dependent proinflammatory cytokines,Expand
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Dysplastic naevus vs. in situ melanoma: digital dermoscopy analysis
Background  To date, much confusion exists about the biological significance of dysplastic naevi and about the relationship between melanocytic dysplasia and clinical atypia.
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Mechanism of action of extracorporeal photochemotherapy in chronic graft‐versus‐host disease
Chronic graft‐versus‐host disease (GvHD) affects 50% of long‐term bone marrow transplant survivors and remains a cause of major long‐term morbidity in these patients despite aggressive therapy.Expand
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