Visual Dx as an online tool used by doctors to aid in patient diagnosis. It has developed the world's largest medical diagnostic collection with more than 100,000 images curated by experts.
Most U.S. physicians practicing today have never diagnosed measles. The disease was been eradicated in the country in 2000, but cases can be imported from overseas. Pictured, measles in a child.
With more than 10,000 diseases no recorded, doctors face a myriad of choice when making a diagnosis. The VisualDx app can help them visualize symptoms and discuss options with patients for more accuracy.
Many diseases of the cornea -- such as fungal ulcers -- are emergencies requiring immediate recognition and treatment. Doctors need to diagnoses quickly to prevent long-lasting damage.
Increased global travel is causing a rise in travelers returning home with -- and developing symptoms of -- new diseases, such as Chikungunya. The mosquito-borne infection is a challenging diagnosis for U.S. physicians as most have never seen a case.
A case of vitiligo in which the body's immune system wrongly "attacks" melanocytes -- the pigment producing cells in the skin and hair follicle.
The deer tick transmits Lyme disease -- common to the northeast and upper Midwest of the USA. Many patients first develop an expanding "bull's-eye-like" rash at the site of the tick bites. The rash can be compared and verified using VisualDx to ensure an accurate diagnosis.