Distinguishing melanocytic nevi from melanomas using static and dynamic infrared thermal imaging.

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Summary of "Distinguishing melanocytic nevi from melanomas using static and dynamic infrared thermal imaging."

The incidence rates of melanoma have risen to worrying levels over the last decade. Delayed diagnosis, due to faults on the detection stage, indicate the necessity of new aiding diagnosis techniques. Since metabolic activity is highly connected to neoplasia formation, a detection technique that focus its results on vascular responses, as IRT, seems to be a viable option.


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Name: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
ISSN: 1468-3083


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A collective term for the various types of nevi and melanomas.

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