Standardized positioning of patients (poses) for whole body cutaneous photography.

@article{Halpern2003StandardizedPO,
  title={Standardized positioning of patients (poses) for whole body cutaneous photography.},
  author={Allan C. Halpern and Ashfaq A. Marghoob and Thomas W Bialoglow and William K Witmer and William Slue},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={593-8}
}
Whole body photography (WBP) has been used for decades by some specialized pigmented lesion clinics as an aid to early melanoma detection in high-risk persons. The recent advent of digital imaging systems for acquiring and archiving whole body skin images has resulted in greater dissemination of this technique. This in turn has led to the recent establishment of a Category III Current Procedural Terminology code for WBP. Here we present a proposed set of standardized body poses for WBP on the… CONTINUE READING

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