Efficacy of smartphone applications in high-risk pigmented lesions.

  title={Efficacy of smartphone applications in high-risk pigmented lesions.},
  author={Alexander Ngoo and Anna Finnane and Erin McMeniman and J M Tan and Monika Janda and H. Peter Soyer},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={59 3},
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Melanoma apps are smartphone applications that assess risk of pigmented lesions using a smartphone camera and underlying algorithm. We aimed to assess the capability of melanoma smartphone applications (apps) in making clinical decisions about risk, compared with lesion assessment by specialist trained dermatologists. METHODS A prospective study of 3 melanoma apps was conducted between 2015 and 2016, recruiting 30 patients with 57 pigmented lesions. Risk categories… CONTINUE READING
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