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Telespectrophotometry of human skin diseases by means of a CCD camera
Author(s): Renato Marchesini; Mauro Ballerini; Cesare Bartoli; Emanuele Pignoli; Adele Emilia Sichirollo; Stefano Tomatis; Stefano Zurrida; Natale Cascinelli
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Paper Abstract

Spectrophotometry of in vivo skin pigmented lesions by means of an integrating sphere coupled to a conventional spectrophotometer has recently been suggested as a useful tool to discriminate cutaneous melanoma from other pigmented cutaneous lesions. To improve reflectance spectral analysis of moles, a new spectrophotometric procedure based on the use of a CCD camera provided with interferential filters has been developed. Preliminary results suggest that the new method, allowing a spatially resolved analysis of the spectral components from 420 to 1040 nm, would improve, when properly implemented with imaging data handling, the quality of a computer assisted diagnosis of malignant lesions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2081, Optical Biopsy, (15 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166822
Show Author Affiliations
Renato Marchesini, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Mauro Ballerini, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Cesare Bartoli, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Emanuele Pignoli, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Adele Emilia Sichirollo, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Stefano Tomatis, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Stefano Zurrida, National Tumor Institute (Italy)
Natale Cascinelli, National Tumor Institute (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2081:
Optical Biopsy
Rinaldo Cubeddu; Sune Svanberg; Hubert van den Bergh, Editor(s)

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