Diagnostics (Basel) 2021 Mar 5;11(3). Epub 2021 Mar 5.
Department of Health Science, University of Eastern Piedmont, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy.
Background: The use of teledermatology has spread over the last years, especially during the recent SARS-Cov-2 pandemic. Teledermoscopy, an extension of teledermatology, consists of consulting dermoscopic images, also transmitted through smartphones, to remotely diagnose skin tumors or other dermatological diseases. The purpose of this work was to verify the diagnostic validity of images acquired with an inexpensive smartphone microscope (Nurugo), employing convolutional neural networks (CNN) to classify malignant melanoma (MM), melanocytic nevus (MN), and seborrheic keratosis (SK). Read More