A prospective study of mobile phones for dermatology in a clinical setting.

  title={A prospective study of mobile phones for dermatology in a clinical setting.},
  author={Jessika Weingast and Christian Scheibb{\"o}ck and Elisabeth Wurm and Elisabeth Ranharter and Stefanie Porkert and Stephan Dreiseitl and Christian Posch and Michael Binder},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={19 4},
We evaluated the accuracy of diagnoses made from pictures taken with the built-in cameras of mobile phones in a 'real-life' clinical setting. A total of 263 patients took part, who photographed their own lesions where possible, and provided clinical information via a questionnaire. After the teledermatology procedure, each patient was examined face-to-face and a gold standard diagnosis was made. The telemedicine data and pictures were diagnosed by 15 dermatologists. The 299 cases contained 1-22… CONTINUE READING

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