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Poor agreement between automated risk assessment of smartphone application for skin cancer detection and rating by dermatologists

19 April 2020

This recent study investigated the performance of the automated risk assessment of an app by comparing its assessment to that of a dermatologist in lesions selected by the participants.It concludes that the rating of the automated risk assessment was poor, and that further investigations about the diagnostic accuracy in real‐life situations are needed to provide consumers with reliable information about this healthcare application.

Investigation and management of melanoma-associated retinopathy

19 April 2020

Melanoma‐associated retinopathy (MAR) is a rare paraneoplastic autoimmune manifestation of cutaneous malignant melanoma. Early recognition of MAR can precede the diagnosis of primary or metastatic malignant melanoma. The focus of this review article is to raise awareness of MAR and present the latest evidence relating to the investigation and management of this condition.