Intended for healthcare professionals

Practical tips: Assessing lesions and learning aids

Dermoscopy is a useful diagnostic tool, based on illumination and skin magnification, which forms part of the routine of dermatological examination. It should not be used in isolation, but rather to complement a detailed clinical history and examination. This article outlines a simple approach to help the novice get started and suggests some learning resources.
Dermatology in practice 2015; 21(3): 64–67
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