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High-Frequency Ultrasound: A Noninvasive Method for Use in Dermatology

  • S. el-Gammal
  • T. Auer
  • K. Hoffmann
  • U. Matthes
  • R. Hammentgen
  • P. Altmeyer
  • H. Ermert

Abstract

In internal medicine and surgery diagnostic imaging methods have found wide application. This is, among other reasons, due to the fact that organ systems have to be treated which are not directly accessible to the physician. Of the imaging methods in use today, ultrasound has gained particularly wide acceptance, since it is harmless to the patient and can be repeated as many times as necessary.

Keywords

Stratum Corneum Hair Follicle Basal Cell Carcinoma Sebaceous Gland Dermal Papilla 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. el-Gammal
    • 1
  • T. Auer
    • 1
  • K. Hoffmann
    • 1
  • U. Matthes
    • 1
  • R. Hammentgen
    • 2
  • P. Altmeyer
    • 1
  • H. Ermert
    • 3
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik der Ruhr-UniversitätBochumGermany
  2. 2.Herzzentrum Nordrhein-WestfalenRuhr-Universität BochumBad OeynhausenGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik Ruhr-UniversitätBochumGermany

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