Diagnosing pigmented skin lesions in general practice: Objective assessment of skin lesions is possibleBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1167-b (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1167
- M Dalvi Humzah (firstname.lastname@example.org), consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon
- Plastic Surgery Department, Wordsley Hospital, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 5QX
EDITOR—The paper by English et al confirms a view that serial photography does not alter the final diagnosis of a skin lesion1; a suspicious lesion that remains will require a biopsy to confirm the pathological diagnosis.
With serial photography it is difficult to obtain a standard image. The ambient …