What is the role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of lentigo maligna melanoma?

Updated: Dec 19, 2019
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Dermoscopy is a tool that helps the dermatologist distinguish benign from malignant lesions. [13] It is a hand-held instrument that magnifies the skin lesion 10 times to enable a more accurate diagnosis.

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