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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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Surface microscopy of pigmented basal cell carcinoma.
OBJECTIVES To describe the relevant morphologic features and to create a simple diagnostic method for pigmented basal cell carcinoma (BCC) using in vivo cutaneous surface microscopy (ie, dermoscopy,Expand
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Characterization of a novel brain‐derived microglial cell line isolated from neonatal rat brain
We observed highly aggressively proliferating immortalized (HAPI) cells growing in cultures that had been enriched for microglia. The cells were initially obtained from mixed glial cultures preparedExpand
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The impact of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy for the diagnostic accuracy of melanoma and equivocal melanocytic lesions.
In vivo confocal reflectance microscopy recently showed promising results for melanoma (MM) diagnosis on a limited series. The aim of the study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity ofExpand
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Short-term digital surface microscopic monitoring of atypical or changing melanocytic lesions.
OBJECTIVE To examine the outcome of short-term digital surface microscopic monitoring of suspicious or changing atypical melanocytic lesions. DESIGN Digital surface microscopic (oil epiluminescenceExpand
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Dermatoscopy of basal cell carcinoma: morphologic variability of global and local features and accuracy of diagnosis.
BACKGROUND Early detection of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is crucial to reduce the morbidity of this tumor. OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the variability and diagnostic significance ofExpand
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Enhanced survival in patients with multiple primary melanoma.
OBJECTIVE To calculate survival probabilities of patients with 3 or more multiple primary melanomas. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of patients with primary melanoma. SETTING Patients treatedExpand
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Frequency and morphologic characteristics of invasive melanomas lacking specific surface microscopic features.
OBJECTIVES To create a simple diagnostic method for invasive melanoma with in vivo cutaneous surface microscopy (epiluminescence microscopy, dermoscopy, dermatoscopy) and to analyze the incidence andExpand
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The impact of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy on the diagnostic accuracy of lentigo maligna and equivocal pigmented and nonpigmented macules of the face.
Limited studies have reported the in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) features of lentigo maligna (LM). A total of 64 RCM features were scored retrospectively and blinded to diagnosis in aExpand
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An atlas of surface microscopy of pigmented skin lesions
This atlas describes the surface microscopic features of pigmented lesions, including each feature's histopathological correlate. It gives the physician an understanding of the decision-makingExpand
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