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Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin Diseases

  • Radhika SrivastavaEmail author
  • Catherine Reilly
  • Babar Rao
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Abstract

Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive imaging modality that captures horizontal greyscale images of the skin at cellular resolution. RCM can be used to in the diagnosis and management of numerous dermatologic diseases, encompassing both neoplastic and inflammatory conditions, with high accuracy when compared to traditional histopathology.

Keywords

Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Squamous Cell Carcinoma Basal Cell Carcinoma Psoriasis Cutaneous infections Melanoma, Melanocytic Nevi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhika Srivastava
    • 1
    Email author
  • Catherine Reilly
    • 1
  • Babar Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for DermatologyRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolSomersetUSA

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