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Non invasive control and scoring of psoriasis severity
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Paper Abstract

In dermatology, image processing allows non-contact and non-invasive metrological measurements. Psoriasis is an incurable skin disease with an unknown origin. One of the most important tasks in the treatment of psoriasis is to evaluate the degree of the illness following a severity score. Dermatologists use visual and tactile senses to assess the lesions severity. In this article, we propose an automated methodology for assessing objectively the severity of psoriasis by measuring the physical parameters of the skin. Thus, from the colorimetry and geometry obtained by photometric-stereo, we determine the level of erythema and skin thickness. Our results show that for a low acquisition time, the scores obtained are highly correlated with those of dermatologists.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 July 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11172, Fourteenth International Conference on Quality Control by Artificial Vision, 111720Q (16 July 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2520690
Show Author Affiliations
Taoufik El Kabir, Univ. de Poitiers (France)
Benjamin Bringier, Univ. de Poitiers (France)
Majdi Khoudeir, Univ. de Poitiers (France)
Jean-Claude Lecron, Univ. de Poitiers (France)
Franck Morel, Univ. de Poitiers (France)
Jean-François Jégou, Univ. de Poitiers (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11172:
Fourteenth International Conference on Quality Control by Artificial Vision
Christophe Cudel; Stéphane Bazeille; Nicolas Verrier, Editor(s)

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