IDS Newsletter #10: October 2013

  Dear readers, during the last Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the Subspecialty meeting of the International Dermoscopy Society took place. This was a very interesting meeting, with an intense scientific agenda. The starting point was an update of the current literature in the field of dermoscopy. All the speakers presented their latest investigation, ranging from

IDS Newsletter #9: May 2013

  Dear readers, in this issue of the Newsletter Iā€™d like to share with you some updates from our Society and our official journal. During the last Congress of the American Academy of Dermatology, as usual, the assembly of the Executive Board Members of the Society took place. Among the many topics discussed during the assembly, the board re-defined the

IDS Newsletter #8: December 2012

  Dear readers, 2012 was a year full of events for the dermoscopy community. The IDS congress in Brisbane last May was an outstanding scientific event and a big occasion for sharing knowledge and discuss projects. Two official meetings took place during the AAD congress in San Diego and the EADV congress in Prague last months, with a great participation

IDS Newsletter #7: June 2012

  Dear readers, we are now back from Brisbane, after a very exiting meeting of our Society. More than 700 participants attended the event, that was hosted by our colleges from the Queensland Institute of Dermatology, with prof Peter Soyer as president of the Congress. The meeting had a very dense and interesting agenda, with a number of outstanding lectures

IDS Newsletter #6: March 2012

  Dear readers, Waiting for the upcoming meeting in Brisbane, I’d like to share with you some news from the dermoscopy world. During the last congress of the American Academy of Dermatology, the executive board of the society discussed about the guidelines to be followed for the election of the next sites of the world congresses. The board agreed on

IDS Newsletter #5: November 2011

  Dear readers, We are now back home after a very exciting meeting during the EADV congress in Lisbon. The IDS meeting took place on thursday 20 October, the day before the official starting of the congress. More than 150 people attended the meeting, in a full and crowded room. The meeting was mainly focused on a scientific agenda with

IDS Newsletter #4, April 2011

  Dear Readers, in the current issue of the newsletter we will focus the attention on dermoscopic features of seborrheic keratosis. A dedicated section and the case of the newsletter will discuss about the many faces that these benign lesions can show, being sometimes not easy to differentiate from malignant keratinocytic tumors and melanoma. I’d like also to give you

IDS Newsletter #3, November 2010

  Dear Readers, During the last general assembly of our society, held in Miami on February 2010, the election of the new IDS representatives took place. Our president, Peter Soyer, expressed his intention to resign from his role as president and the assembly agreed to give to myself the responsibility to continue his action. Iris Zalaudek was designated to be

IDS Newsletter #2, December 2009

  The second congress of the International Dermoscopy Society took successfully place in Barcelona from 12 to 14th November 2009. This issue of the IDS Newsletter is therefore dedicated to the congress highlights, but provides also a case quiz and an overlook on newly released dermoscopy books. Have a look at the official photos of the congress! In the name

IDS Newsletter #1, August 2009

  In this 2nd issue of the IDS Newletter we will focus on dermoscopy of amelanotic melanoma. This group of melanomas still represents a challenge for every clinician given the broad spectrum of possible differential diagnoses. In this context we like to make you aware of the recent publication by Dr. Scott W. Menzies, who conducted a study via the