Australas J Dermatol 2014 Nov 5;55(4):286-8. Epub 2013 Sep 5.
Dermatology Department, University Hôpital of Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France.
Until now, in vivo reflectance-mode confocal microscopy (IVCM) has been applied only to pigmented lesions of the vulvar and oral mucosa, but not to anal mucosa lesions. We present the first case in which IVCM has been used to diagnose anal melanosis. Clinical and dermoscopic features were of concern while IVCM found the draped pattern already described for genital melanosis. Read More