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Winter 2013, Vol. 21 No. 4

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2013) 21, 181-187

Review Article

Dermoscopy basics and melanocytic lesions (Part 2 of 2)


M Tanaka 田中勝


In this second part of the review, the basic variations of parallel pattern in acral melanocytic lesions will be discussed. The relation between parallel pattern and dermatopathology will be elaborated. Finally, the second step of the 2-step procedure will be presented to illustrate how to judge whether the lesion is malignant or benign based on the distribution of colours and structures.


Keywords: Dermoscope, dermoscopy, melanocytic naevus, melanoma, pigment network

關鍵詞: 皮膚鏡,皮膚鏡學,黑素細胞痣,黑色素瘤,色素網絡