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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 913646, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/913646
Clinical Study

The Weather-Beaten Dorsal Hand Clinical Rating, Shadow Casting Optical Profilometry, and Skin Capacitance Mapping

1Laboratory of Skin Bioengineering and Imaging (LABIC), Department of Clinical Sciences, Liège University, 4000 Liège, Belgium
2Department of Medical Informatics and Biostatistics, University of Liège, 4000 Liège, Belgium
3Department of Dermatology, University Hospital St Jacques, 25030 Besançon, France

Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 23 September 2013

Academic Editor: Corinne Charlier

Copyright © 2013 Marie Delvenne et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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