Digital Dermoscopy

Digital Dermoscopy, Moles, Mole Follow-Ups and Early Diagnosis of Skin Cancers

Early Diagnosis of Skin Cancer by Digital Dermoscopy ...

Digital Dermoscopy creates a Mole Map, which is a trustable method, and analyzing it, provides a chance to early diagnosis and treatment of malign melanoma.

Operation Sequence;

  • Every mole in the body is determined.
  • A picture of every risky mole is taken.
  • Photographs are kept in a computer.
  • The last photo of your mole is compared to older pictures.
  • Beware the sun
  • There is an increase in melanoma incidence compared to past. Every year approximately 1 million patients are diagnosed skin tumor. 1 of every 100 skin cancer patients is a patient of malign melanoma. Although it is possible to cure a malign melanoma a hundred percent which is diagnosed in time, we lose young patients to this disease.

    Thus too much sunbathe should be avoided and you should observe your skin closely.

    A-B-C-D-E Score Method

    ABCDE Score method helps diagnosing suspicious moles. Moles which fit to at least one or more of these should be examined by your doctor.

  • A - Asymetry
  • B - Border
  • C - Color
  • D - Diameter
  • E - Elevation
  • Warning Signs;

  • Color change
  • Increase or decrease in size or thickness
  • Changes of tissue around the mole (redness, whitening or swelling)
  • If there is itching and pain
  • A mole that bleeds
  • Newly developed moles (in patients older than the age of 25)