Dermatology 2008 ;216(1):14-23
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
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J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2009 Jul 31;7(7):589-96. Epub 2009 Jan 31.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.
Although dermoscopy has been primarily designed for aiding the in vivo diagnosis of skin tumors, recent advances indicate it is also useful in the diagnosis of common skin infections and infestations. As such, dermoscopy connects the research fields of dermatology and entomology into one field of "entomodermoscopy". In this article we give an overview on the current applications of entomodermoscopy. Read More
Pediatr Dermatol 2013 Mar-Apr;30(2):163-71. Epub 2013 Feb 14.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Hauppauge, New York 11788, USA.
The dermoscope allows physicians to examine the macroscopic and microscopic primary morphology of skin lesions, identify subtle clinical clues, confirm naked-eye clinical diagnoses, and monitor treatment progress while posing little threat to the young patient. This review summarizes important dermoscopic structures seen in infectious and inflammatory skin conditions and hair disorders in children. Scabies, pediculosis, phthiriasis, molluscum contagiosum, tinea nigra, and verrucae are well characterized dermoscopically by delta-shaped structures, ovoid-shaped nits, the crab louse, red corona, brown strands or spicules, and multiple densely packed papilla with a central black dot surrounded by a whitish halo, respectively. Read More
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2015 Oct;150(5):521-31
Dermatology Clinic, University of Catania, A.O.U. Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italy -
Dermatoscopy is a non-invasive technique that allows a rapid and magnified in vivo observation of the skin surface. By definition, it is performed with handheld devices (dermatoscopes) allowing X10 magnification. More expensive, computer-assisted digital systems (videodermatoscopes) may be equipped with lenses that ensure magnifications up to X1000; in this case the term videodermatoscopy is generally used. Read More
An Bras Dermatol 2013 Jan-Feb;88(1):128-9
State of São Paulo Cancer Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (ICESP - FMUSP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Dermoscopy has being used over the past twenty years as a noninvasive aid in the diagnosis of innumerable skin conditions, including infectious diseases and infestations (Entodermoscopy).Tinea nigra is a superficial phaeohyfomycosis that affects mainly the glabrous skin of palms and soles. We describe a 14 year-old girl with a three-month history of an enlarging brown patch of her hand diagnosed as Tinea Nigra following clinical and dermoscopy examination. Read More