The Pink Rim Sign: Location of Pink as an Indicator of Melanoma in Dermoscopic Images

@inproceedings{Rader2014ThePR,
  title={The Pink Rim Sign: Location of Pink as an Indicator of Melanoma in Dermoscopic Images},
  author={Ryan K. Rader and Katie S. Payne and Uday Guntupalli and Harold S. Rabinovitz and Maggie C Oliviero and Rhett Drugge and Joseph J Malters and William V. Stoecker},
  booktitle={Journal of skin cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Background. In dermoscopic images, multiple shades of pink have been described in melanoma without specifying location of these areas within the lesion. Objective. The purpose of this study was to determine the statistics for the presence of centrally and peripherally located pink melanoma and benign melanocytic lesions. Methods. Three observers, untrained in dermoscopy, each retrospectively analyzed 1290 dermoscopic images (296 melanomas (170 in situ and 126 invasive), 994 benign melanocytic… CONTINUE READING