Recognition and classification of clinically dysplastic nevi from photographs: a study of interobserver variation.

@article{Hartge1995RecognitionAC,
  title={Recognition and classification of clinically dysplastic nevi from photographs: a study of interobserver variation.},
  author={Patricia A Hartge and Elizabeth Holly and Allan Halpern and Richard W. Sagebiel and Dupont Guerry and David E. Elder and Wallace H. Clark and Lars {\'A} Hanson and Claire Harrison and Robert E. Tarone},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={37-40}
}
The recognition of dysplastic nevi from photographs can aid in population surveys of nevi and in epidemiological studies of melanoma risk. The reproducibility of techniques for recognizing nevi as dysplastic or for scoring them according to the degree of dysplasia has not been measured. Using photographs of 300 nevi taken in the course of a case-control study of melanoma, we assessed the agreement among six clinicians in independently categorizing nevi as dysplastic and in grading the degree of… CONTINUE READING