Accepted for Publication: June 9, 2012.
Published Online: August 20, 2012. doi:10.1001 /archdermatol.2012.2649
Author Contributions: Dr Haenssle had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Haenssle, Kretschmer, Kapp, and Gutzmer. Acquisition of data: Haenssle, Kraus, Brehmer, Völker, Asper, and Gutzmer. Analysis and interpretation of data: Haenssle, Kretschmer, Völker, and Gutzmer. Drafting of the manuscript: Haenssle and Gutzmer. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Haenssle, Kraus, Brehmer, Kretschmer, Völker, Asper, Kapp, and Gutzmer. Administrative, technical, and material support: Haenssle, Asper, Kapp, and Gutzmer. Study supervision: Haenssle, Kretschmer, and Kapp.
Financial Disclosure: Dr Asper has received travel and meeting support from Roche Pharma. Dr Gutzmer has received honoraria, project support, and travel and meeting support from Roche Pharma.
Funding/Support: This work was partially supported by a grant from the Niedersächsische Krebsgesellschaft e.V., Hannover, Germany. Drs Haenssle, Kraus, and Brehmer were supported by a grant from the German Federal Ministry of Research and Technology (ZIM-KOOP program, grant No. KF2111209FR1). The FotoFinder dermoscope used in this study is a donation of FotoFinder Systems GmbH (Bad Birnbach, Germany) to the University Medical Center of Göttingen.