Clinical assessment of skin phototypes: watch your words!

Abstract

Fitzpatrick skin phototype classification is widely used to assess risk factors for skin cancers. This skin type evaluation is easy to use in clinical practice but is not always applied as initially described, nor practiced in a standardised way. This can have implications on the results of relevant dermato-epidemiological studies. To demonstrate, in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1684/ejd.2017.3129

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@article{Trakatelli2017ClinicalAO, title={Clinical assessment of skin phototypes: watch your words!}, author={Myrto Trakatelli and Matilda Bylaite-Bucinskiene and Osvaldo Correia and Antonio Cozzio and Esther de Vries and Ljiljana M Medenica and Eduardo Nagore and John Paoli and Alexander J. Stratigos and V{\'e}ronique del Marmol and Jean-Luc Bulliard}, journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD}, year={2017} }