Semeiology and pattern analysis in melanocytic lesions

Ferrari, Barbara, Soyer, Hans Peter, Casari, Alice and Pellacani, Giovanni (2012). Semeiology and pattern analysis in melanocytic lesions. In Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, Giovanni Pellacani, Joseph Malvehy and Hans Peter Soyer (Ed.), Reflectance confocal microscopy for skin diseases (pp. 41-58) Berlin, Germany: Springer.


Author Ferrari, Barbara
Soyer, Hans Peter
Casari, Alice
Pellacani, Giovanni
Title of chapter Semeiology and pattern analysis in melanocytic lesions
Title of book Reflectance confocal microscopy for skin diseases
Place of Publication Berlin, Germany
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
ISBN 9783642219979
3642219977
Editor Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof
Giovanni Pellacani
Joseph Malvehy
Hans Peter Soyer
Chapter number 6
Start page 41
End page 58
Total pages 18
Total chapters 37
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Melanocytic lesion exploration is conducted by the examination of mosaics and/or series of consecutive high-resolution images from the surface to the dermis up to the loss of resolution (approximately up to 200 μm). Mosaics are usually acquired at three levels (superficial layers, dermal-epidermal junction, upper dermis) for the evaluation of general epidermal pattern, frequencies and distribution of pagetoid cells, regularity of the DEJ architecture, presence and distribution of nests, and structures within the papillary dermis. High-resolution images are employed for the evaluation of cyto-architectural aspects.
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Institutional Status UQ
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