Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Comparative analysis of methods of preinvasive melanoma diagnostics

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №1 Pages: 88-91
Heading: Oncology Article type: Original article
Authors: Kozlov S.V., Neretin Е.У.
Organization: Samara State Medical University

The article discusses one of the problems of oncology — skin melanoma. The research objective is to study and to compare diagnostic methods of preinvasive melanoma including fluorescence diagnosis, dermatoscopy and microwave radiometry. Materials and Methods: The survey has used dermatoscope of Heine Delta 20 Company, the unit RTM-01-RES and the instrument of fluorescent diagnostics «Spectrum-Cluster.» The results suggest the possibility of early detection of melanoma with the use of dermatoscopy. The method may be applied to radiometry screening study. Fluorescence diagnostics is effective for the differential diagnosis of melanoma and melanocytic nevi. In conclusion it has been proved the need for an integrated approach to the diagnostics of melanoma of skin, depending on the different clinical situations.

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