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Comparative Analysis of Total Body and Dermatoscopic Photographic Monitoring of Nevi in Similar Patient Populations at Risk for Cutaneous Melanoma

  • July 1, 2010

In our experience with both approaches, monitoring patients at risk for melanoma using TB photography was associated with lower biopsy rates and lower nevus-to-melanoma ratios than using DELM and facilitated detection of new and changing lesions. In both cohorts, the majority of melanomas detected on follow-up arose de novo.