Estimating melanin location in the pigmented skin lesions by hue-saturation-lightness color space values of dermoscopic images.
J Dermatol 2017 May;44(5):490-498
Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, Japan.
The depth of melanin in the skin can be estimated roughly by observation of the color exhibited on dermoscopy. Currently, there are no objective methods to estimate it. The aim of the present study was to clarify the relationship between the depth of melanin in the skin and the color variation exhibited, and to objectively estimate the 3-D location of melanin in the pigmented skin lesions from dermoscopic images. Read More