Leprosy cases diagnosed by contacts examination in a hyperendemic capital city of northeastern Brazil
Soares, Aruse Maria Marques; Corrêa, Rita da Graça Carvalhal Frazão; Santos, Kezia Cristina Batista dos; Figueiredo, Ivan Abreu; Paiva, Maria de Fátima Lires; Aquino, Dorlene Maria Cardoso de
An. Bras. Dermatol.
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Abstract Total body mapping comprises photographic documentation of the entire body surface followed by digital dermatoscopy of selected melanocytic lesions, aiming to compare their evolution over time and identify new lesions. As this is an exam based on comparative analysis of serial dermoscopic body images, standardization of the technique for performing total body mapping is essential. Prepared by specialists from the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, using the modified Delphi method, this article provides recommendations for carrying out total body mapping in Brazil, regarding its indications, technical aspects, and the issuing of the report.
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