Combined in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy and digital dermoscopy for follow up of patients at high risk of malignant melanoma: A prospective case series study.
- Uxúa Floristán Muruzábal,
- Reyes Gamo Villegas,
- Ana Pampín Franco,
- Fernando Pinedo Moraleda,
- Elia Pérez Fernández,
- José Luis López-Estebaranz
J Dermatol 2017 Feb 13. Epub 2017 Feb 13.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Fundación Alcorcón, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain.
Digital dermoscopy (DD) follow up is a useful strategy for monitoring patients at high risk of melanoma. Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a valuable second-level examination after dermoscopy for the evaluation of difficult to diagnose lesions. The aim of this study was to assess the value of RCM in routine DD monitoring of patients at high risk of melanoma. Read More