Prevention of possible cross-infection among patients by dermoscopy: a brief review of the literature and our suggestion


Recently, Dominique et al. reported that contamination of the dermoscopic lens by human papillomavirus (HPV) may be common [1]. Results of their study revealed that wartspecific HPV DNA is detected with a high frequency (43%) on a dermoscopic lens before examination and that the detection rate is increased to 82% after plantar wart examination. Furthermore… (More)
DOI: 10.5826/dpc.0304a07


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