Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet.

  title={Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet.},
  author={G. Argenziano and H. Soyer and S. Chimenti and R. Talamini and R. Corona and F. Sera and M. Binder and L. Cerroni and G. de Rosa and G. Ferrara and R. Hofmann-Wellenhof and M. Landthaler and S. Menzies and H. Pehamberger and D. Piccolo and H. Rabinovitz and R. Schiffner and S. Staibano and W. Stolz and I. Bartenjev and A. Blum and R. Braun and H. Cabo and P. Carli and V. de Giorgi and M. G. Fleming and J. Grichnik and C. Grin and A. Halpern and R. Johr and B. Katz and R. Kenet and H. Kittler and J. Kreusch and J. Malvehy and G. Mazzocchetti and M. Oliviero and F. Ozdemir and K. Peris and R. Perotti and A. Perusquia and M. Pizzichetta and S. Puig and B. Rao and P. Rubegni and T. Saida and M. Scalvenzi and S. Seidenari and I. Stanganelli and M. Tanaka and K. Westerhoff and I. Wolf and O. Braun-falco and H. Kerl and T. Nishikawa and K. Wolff and A. Kopf},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={48 5},
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 to investigate reproducibility and validity of the various features and diagnostic algorithms. METHODS Dermoscopic images of 108 lesions were evaluated via the Internet by 40 experienced dermoscopists using a 2-step diagnostic procedure. The first-step algorithm distinguished melanocytic versus… Expand
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