Dermatol Surg 2017 Jul;43(7):911-919
*Department of Dermatology, Paracelsus Medical University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria; †Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria, Europe.
: Differentiation of melanotic macules from melanocytic lesions, most importantly of melanoma, is a common problem on clinical-dermoscopic examination.Objective
: To assess the value of noninvasive reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) in the differential diagnosis of melanotic macules and melanocytic lesions.Patients And Methods
: Reflectance confocal microscopy images of 42 pigmented macules on mucocutaneous junctions of genitalia and lips, including 31 melanotic macules, 6 nevi, and 5 melanomas, were retrospectively and independently assessed in a blinded manner by one expert observer and 2 less experienced observers together. Read More