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The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy. High prospective value in the diagnosis of doubtful melanocytic skin lesions

Nachbar, Franz and Stolz, Wilhelm and Merkle, Tanja and Cognetta, Armand B. and Vogt, Thomas and Landthaler, Michael and Bilek, Peter and Braun-Falco, Otto and Plewig, Gerd (1994) The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy. High prospective value in the diagnosis of doubtful melanocytic skin lesions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 30 (4), pp. 551-559.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The difficulties in accurately assessing pigmented skin lesions are ever present in practice. The recently described ABCD rule of dermatoscopy (skin surface microscopy at x10 magnification), based on the criteria asymmetry (A), border (B), color (C), and differential structure (D), improved diagnostic accuracy when applied retrospectively to clinical slides. OBJECTIVE: A study was ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1994
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Dermatologie und Venerologie
Identification Number:
ValueType
8157780PubMed ID
10.1016/S0190-9622(94)70061-3DOI
Classification:
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Dermatology/methodsMESH
False Negative ReactionsMESH
False Positive ReactionsMESH
HumansMESH
Melanoma/pathologyMESH
Nevus, Pigmented/pathologyMESH
Predictive Value of TestsMESH
Prospective StudiesMESH
Reproducibility of ResultsMESH
Retrospective StudiesMESH
Sensitivity and SpecificityMESH
Skin Neoplasms/pathologyMESH
Subjects:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:07 Jul 2009 11:38
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:49
Item ID:8519
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