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Dynamic thermography in diagnostics of onychomycosis
Author(s): Jaroslaw Fryca; Antoni Nowakowski; Slawomir Urbanowski
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Paper Abstract

The paper shows the results of the research on the active dynamic thermography used for diagnostics of onychomycosis and progress of the healing process. It seems that the most essential factor affecting the development of mycosis in nails is the microcirculation in the tissue close to the nail. Active dynamic thermography may prove to be a new diagnostic method and a sufficient tool for measurements of this parameter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5505, Optical Methods, Sensors, Image Processing, and Visualization in Medicine, (7 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.577613
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Jaroslaw Fryca, Gdansk Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Antoni Nowakowski, Gdansk Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Slawomir Urbanowski, Medical Univ. of Bydgoszcz (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5505:
Optical Methods, Sensors, Image Processing, and Visualization in Medicine
Antoni Nowakowski; Bogdan B. Kosmowski, Editor(s)

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