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European Journal of Dermatology


The value of teledermatology using a mobile app compared to conventional dermatology Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017


1 Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein,
Technical University of Munich,
Biedersteiner Str. 29,
80802 Munich,
2 Christine Kühne Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK-CARE) Herman-Burchard-Str. 1,
7265 Davos,

Since smart phones have become affordable for the masses, an increased interest in teledermatology as a quick and handy tool for the evaluation of skin diseases has been observed. Patient satisfaction with teledermatology is high, but doubts persist concerning reliability [1, 2]. Although previous studies have demonstrated good agreement between teledermatologic and face-to-face diagnoses [3], it is unclear whether therapeutic recommendations based on mobile teledermatology are in accordance [...]