May 2019 Observational Studies

Prevalence, epidemiology and clinical characteristics of melasma in Philippine dermatology patients: a multicenter, cross-sectional study

Liezel A. Gener-Pangilinan MD, Evangeline B. Handog MD, Ma. Teresita Gabriel MD, Benedicto D. Carpio MD, Ma. Angela M. Lavadia MD, Wilson Loginus MD, Johannes F. Dayrit MD

Dermoscopy, a non-invasive diagnostic tool, has been proven to improve the diagnostic accuracy of vascular tumors since it can aid in identifying vascular structures as well as morphology of vessels. Tumor depth and precise vascular structures can also be evaluated through dermoscopy.