Dermoscopy in General Dermatology (Prof. Aimilios Lallas MD, MSc, PhD; Greece) [World Skin Health Day 2022 -Guinea]

Dermoscopy in general dermatology (Video on Demand with English, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese Subtitles: click on “CC”  at the bottom of the video) : : LINK -Although traditionally used for evaluation of skin tumors, dermoscopy continuously gains appreciation in other fields of dermatology examples of several inflammatory and infectious skin diseases dermoscopy improves clinical performance in terms of differential diagnosis in the daily practice. -Role of new generation-hand held devices not requiring immersion fluid -The Four main categories of dermoscopic criteria should be considered when applying the technique in inflammatory diseases:
  1. vascular features (morphology and distribution)
  2. scales (color and distribution)
  3. follicular criteria
  4. other structures (morphology and color)
  5. specific features.
-The dermatoscope should be an irreplaceable diagnostic tool in every-day clinical setting, similarly to the stethoscope in general medicine. Presentation and description by Prof. Aimilios Lallas MD, MSc, PhD (Greece) [World Skin Health Day 2022 -Guinea] (To find the presentation simply use the filter buttons from the event homescreen)

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