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Hyperspectral image acquisition and analysis of skin
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Paper Abstract

Hyperspectral imaging of skin combines the spectral information of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy with the spatial information of 2D imaging. Skin chromophore maps can be reconstructed in which features such as pigmented lesions, diffuse and localized erythema, areas of increased blood stasis, etc. could be identified and the relative parameters quantified. Hyperspectral imaging is the only reliable method to produce a quantitative distribution map of chromophores contributing to the color appearance of the skin.

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Date Published: 2 July 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4959, Spectral Imaging: Instrumentation, Applications, and Analysis II, (2 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.479491
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Georgios N. Stamatas, Johnson & Johnson (United States)
Costas J. Balas, Technical Univ. of Crete (Greece)
Nikiforos Kollias, Johnson & Johnson (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4959:
Spectral Imaging: Instrumentation, Applications, and Analysis II
Richard M. Levenson; Gregory H. Bearman; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Editor(s)

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