Combined Use of Dermoscopy, Reflectance Confocal Microscopy, and Ex-Vivo Gene Expression Profiling to Detect a Micromelanoma Less Than 1 mm in Diameter

Combined Use of Dermoscopy, Reflectance Confocal Microscopy, and Ex-Vivo Gene Expression Profiling to Detect a Micromelanoma Less Than 1 mm in Diameter

Authors

  • Alexander Witkowski Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
  • Joanna Ludzik Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, United States; Department of Telemedicine and Bioinformatics, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
  • Jina Chung Department of Telemedicine and Bioinformatics, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
  • Claudia Lee Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
  • Sancy Leachman Department of Telemedicine and Bioinformatics, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
  • Giovanni Pellacani Department of Dermatology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

Keywords:

reflectance confocal microscopy, dermoscopy, gene expression profiling, micro-melanoma, melanoma, skin cancer, early detection

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2023-01-31

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Combined Use of Dermoscopy, Reflectance Confocal Microscopy, and Ex-Vivo Gene Expression Profiling to Detect a Micromelanoma Less Than 1 mm in Diameter. Dermatol Pract Concept [Internet]. 2023 Jan. 31 [cited 2024 May 19];13(1):e2023055. Available from: https://dpcj.org/index.php/dpc/article/view/2571

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