Using High Resolution Function Imaging To Detect Melanoma and Dysplastic Nevi
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01118832
Verified May 2010 by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
A novel infrared imaging tool to aid in the clinical detection of atypical pigmented lesions and melanoma is developed. Goals include evaluation of the utility of high-resolution infrared scanning of cutaneous lesions in the diagnosis of pigmented lesions and the identification of high-risk lesions and melanomas.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
10 Years to 80 Years (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The subject population will be identified in the Department of Dermatology Pigmented Lesion Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center. Recruited patients will only comprise those requesting a cutaneous pigmented lesion removed or patients that are examined and found to have a pigmented lesion that is suspicious for malignancy at the time of their visit, and thus recommended to have a skin biopsy for diagnosis following the standard of care
Patients seen in the high-risk pigmented lesion clinic, who posses a pigmented lesion with a clinical indication for biopsy