First World Congress of Dermoscopy will be held in Rome, Italy, February 23-25, 2001. Dermoscopy (dermatoscopy, epiluminescence microscopy [ELM], incidentlight microscopy, and skin surface microscopy) opens a new dimension of clinicalmorphology linking classical dermatology and dermatopathology. All issuesrelated to dermoscopy, including the various algorithmic approaches, the manyfaces of dermoscopic-pathologic correlation, and newly defined criteria fordiagnosis of pigmented skin lesions, will be presented. In addition, the resultsof the Consensus Net Meeting 2000 will be discussed with international panelists.Moreover, special symposia will be dedicated to digital imaging, machine vision,and teledermoscopy. Workshops and tutorials for a limited number of participantswill be organized. For further information, contact H. Peter Soyer, MD, CongressSecretary, Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz8, A-8036 Graz, Austria (telephone: 43-316-385-3235; fax: 43-316-385-4957;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.dermoscopy.org/).
January 2001. Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(1):21. doi:10-1001/pubs.Arch Dermatol.-ISSN-0003-987x-137-1-dnn00005