Skin Imaging: A Comparison of Available Techniques

  • P. A. Payne

Abstract

In addressing the subject of skin imaging in this chapter, imaging will be regarded as a technique for obtaining structural data in a cross-sectional sense, in other words, a measurement technique that will also provide the user with a pictorial representation of the skin, similar to that obtained by excision of a small piece of skin and the study of this skin section under a low power microscope. Using this interpretation of the word ’imaging’ it will be seen that there is a close link between the measurement technique for skin thickness and the more elaborate method of using such a technique for imaging. This relationship is dealt with in some detail later.

Keywords

Skin Thickness Localize Scleroderma Dermal Thickness High Frequency Ultrasound Oral Soft Tissue 
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