Patients’ pics do help diagnoses: study

Photos can aid dermatologists as lesions may not be present at appointment, research shows
Reuters Health

More patients are bringing pictures of their skin problems to their dermatologists, which helps doctors better observe the progression and potentially diagnose the condition, according to a new study.

The authors, a group of skin experts in France, found that almost two-thirds of patients brought pictures with them to appointments for urticaria.