Journal article

Incidence of new and changed Nevi and melanomas detected using baseline images and dermoscopy in patients at high risk for melanoma

JP Banky, JW Kelly, DR English, JM Yeatman, JP Dowling

ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY | AMER MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2005

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of new, changed, and regressed nevi and melanomas in a cohort of patients at high risk for melanoma using baseline total body photography and dermatoscopy. DESIGN: Cohort study of patients at high risk for melanoma who underwent baseline cutaneous photography between January 1, 1992, and December 31, 1997, and had at least 1 follow-up visit by December 31, 1998. SETTING: Private practice rooms of 1 dermatologist in conjunction with a public hospital-based, multidisciplinary melanoma clinic in Victoria, Australia. PATIENTS: A total of 309 patients who had at least 1 of the following risk factors for melanoma: personal history, family history, 100 or more ..

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