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A theoretical and experimental study of the optical properties of in vivo skin

  • J. W. Feather
  • J. B. Dawson
  • D. J. Barker
  • J. A. Cotterill
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Abstract

Many studies have been made of skin colour1–3 but to date few of these techniques have been applied clinically; when some index of colour change is required an arbitrary subjective grading system is usually used.

Keywords

Melanin Content Fibrous Protein Colour Tile Electronic Signal Processing Tungsten Filament Lamp 
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References

  1. 1.
    Edwards, E. A. and Duntley, S. Q. (1939). The pigments and colour of living human skin. Am. J. Anat., 65, 1CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Monash, S. (1961). Skin colour. Arch. Dermatol., 84, 170Google Scholar
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    Wasserman, H. P. (1971). The colour of human skin. Dermatologica, 143, 166CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kubelka, P. (1948). New contributions to the optics of intensely light scattering materials. Part I. J. Opt. Soc. Am., 38, 448CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© MTP Press Limited 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Feather
  • J. B. Dawson
  • D. J. Barker
  • J. A. Cotterill

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