Basal cell carcinoma: the utility of in vivo and ex vivo confocal microscopy

C. Longo, S. Borsari, R. Pampena, E. Benati, C. Bombonato, M. Raucci, M. Mirra, A. Di Stefani, K. Peris, G. Pellacani

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Abstract

The use of confocal microscopy is possible using two different modalities: first, at patient's bedside for a rapid in vivo diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma and second, in the operating room directly on freshly excised specimen for a fast ex vivo margin-controlled surgery. In the current review, we report the main application of confocal microscopy for basal cell carcinoma diagnosis and management in both modalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2090-2096
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Volume32
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Longo, C., Borsari, S., Pampena, R., Benati, E., Bombonato, C., Raucci, M., Mirra, M., Di Stefani, A., Peris, K., & Pellacani, G. (2018). Basal cell carcinoma: the utility of in vivo and ex vivo confocal microscopy. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 32(12), 2090-2096. https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.14984