Visual Search 3.0 (United States)

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 22, 2022

Visual Search has been updated! Packed with improvements, we’re excited to share how this latest version can better support you with an updated interface and improved AI.

Visual Search is an educational resource that retrieves images with similar color, shape and pattern to your images from a database of tens of thousands of images with confirmed diagnoses. As one of DermEngine’s most intelligent features, our team is always working on innovative ways to enhance your experience. This week, we are pleased to announce that Visual Search now offers:

New Interface
Previously Visual Search utilized pre-labelled images identified following excision and pathological analysis for its image library. Due to the nature of pathology requests, the majority of these cases are malignant or visually suspicious, resulting in a potential bias in the dataset. As a solution to better fit the variety of dermatology cases, DermEngine now offers tens of thousands of new clinically diagnosed images from a large collection of multi-source dermatoscopic images of common pigmented skin lesions for greater accuracy rates than ever before.

This dataset includes a representative collection of all important diagnostic categories in the realm of pigmented lesions. More than 50% of lesions have been confirmed by pathology, while the ground truth for the rest of the cases were either follow-up, expert consensus, or confirmation by in-vivo confocal microscopy. Together, these images add up to a valuable educational resource powered by deep learning to better support your clinical decisions. To learn more about the training of Visual Search and the utilization of our algorithms please click here.

A Cleaner, More Intuitive Look
The Visual Search has been re-imagined with a simplified look for a streamlined experience. You’ll notice that retrieved images are now shown in 5 different categories: Melanoma, BCC, SCC/I (SCC/AK/IEC), Nevus and Other. You can now click each image to compare it with your query image side by side while being able to see other images.

Additionally, you can now see more images for each category by clicking the Show More button at the bottom of each column. This way you can focus on one diagnostic category at a time.

We always look forward to sharing these updates with you. If you have any questions or comments about Visual Search, or any of our DermEngine features be sure to reach out to us at and one of our experts will get back to you shortly!

-The DermEngine Team

*Please note that Visual Search is for educational purposes only. It is not a diagnostic tool and does not replace the consultation of a trained medical professional.

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