Utility of the Wood's light: five cases from a pigmented lesion clinic

@article{Paraskevas2005UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the Wood's light: five cases from a pigmented lesion clinic},
  author={L-R Paraskevas and A. Halpern and A. Marghoob},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={152}
}
  • L-R Paraskevas, A. Halpern, A. Marghoob
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • Summary  We demonstrate the utility of the Wood's light in a practice that specializes in the evaluation of pigmented lesions. The Wood's light assisted the physician in locating the site of a completely regressed primary cutaneous melanoma, determining the clinical borders of a lentigo maligna melanoma, differentiating between agminated naevi and a naevus spilus and detecting the recurrence of pigmentation after the excision of a dysplastic naevus, and also proved useful in monitoring a large… CONTINUE READING
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