How to become a dermatoscope pro

The more benign lesions we encounter, the better we get at recognising aberrations

In his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman explores the ways we think and identifies two thought processes.

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A small lesion on a patient's back is examined dermatoscopically.

He describes type 1 thinking, by which we do things like recognising faces; and type 2 thinking, by which we solve more complex matters.

With training and practice, the majority of dermatoscopic encounters are solved