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Mobile connected dermatoscope and confocal laser scanning microscope: a useful combination applied in facial simple sensitive skin.
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PMID:  22515509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Background:  Little is known as the effects of mobile connected dermatoscope services on diagnostic accuracy for sensitive skin. Confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM) can noninvasively measure the thickness of epidermis. Combination of the two devices to observe sensitive skin may receive unexpected effects. Aim:  To evaluate the application effect on sensitive skin of the combination of handyscope and confocal laser scanning microscope. Methods: 20 simple sensitive-skinned patients and 20 volunteers participated in the study. Cheek typically dermoscopic images were obtained from patients and the changes of the skin texture were observed. Their epidermis thicknesses as well as the volunteers' were measured so that the thicknesses of the two groups were compared. Results:  Dermoscopic pictures of the skin texture obviously showed that dilated capillaries looked like earthworms with pigmented patches more or less floating above and skin roughness as well as deepened dermatoglyph was also conspicuously present in some patients. The mean epidermal thickness of the patients was 79.01 μm, the volunteers' was 85.78 μm. The difference between the two groups reached 6.77 μm. There was statistical significance (P=0.001). Conclusions:  Mobile connected dermatoscope and confocal laser scanning microscope might be the choice for simple sensitive skin investigation. © 2012 The Authors ICS © 2012 Society of Cosmetic Scientists and the Société Française de Cosmétologie.
Wf Zha; Wm Song; Jj Ai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cosmetic science     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-2494     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007161     Medline TA:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors ICS © 2012 Society of Cosmetic Scientists and the Société Française de Cosmétologie.
Department of Dermatology, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Department of Dermatology, Hangzhou No.3 People's Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Department of Dermatology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China.
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