A mole or melanoma? Dermoscopy will tell you precisely.

A mole or melanoma(skin cancer)?
We can distinguish mole from melanoma by a small dermoscopy device easily.
When it comes to dermoscopy to determine whether a mole is melanoma, it is important to understand the specific dermoscopic findings for diagnosis and to avoid misdiagnosis. Let’s explore the dermoscopic features of melanoma!

A dermatoscope (dermoscopy) is a hand-held device used by doctors, particularly dermatologists, to examine skin lesions more closely. It combines a light source and a magnifying lens to enhance the view of the skin, allowing for the inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. This tool is particularly useful in diagnosing skin conditions such as melanoma, as it can reveal details not visible to the naked eye.

Pattern analysis: This is a method commonly used to differentiate between benign and malignant melanocytic lesions. In pattern analysis, different dermoscopic patterns can provide clues.

For example, dermoscopic patterns of melanocytic nevi include reticular, spherical, homogeneous, and starburst patterns.
ABCD method: This is another common method of judgment. The ABCD method is based on the following four features:
Asymmetry: Melanomas are usually not symmetrical. Border: Melanomas usually have irregular borders. Color: Melanomas can have a variety of colors, such as brown, black, and blue. Diameter: Melanomas are usually larger than 6 mm in diameter.
In short, if you notice any new or concerning lesions on your body, it is important to see a doctor immediately. Self-examination by dermatoscope is also very important to detect suspicious areas, especially since melanoma can appear anywhere on the body.
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