Dermoscopy: Integral in diagnosis of pigmented lesions in children

Dec 01, 2004, 5:00am

Melanoma is rare among pediatric patients, but it does occur. And the best way to determine whether to excise a lesion on a young patient is by using dermoscopy, according to Robert Johr, M.D., a dermatologist who practices in Boca Raton, Fla.