MASI

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AcronymDefinition
MASIMelasma Area and Severity Index (dermatology)
MASIManhattan Sites (US National Park Service)
MASIMetropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute (Saint Paul University; Ottawa, Canada)
MASIMajor Acquisition Systems Infrastructure (US Coast Guard)
MASIMach Airspeed Indicator
MASIMultithreaded Architecture for Software I/O
MASIManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc. (Glen Burnie, MD)
MASIMember of the Architectural and Surveying Institute
References in periodicals archive ?
Pilot study of an automated method to determine Melasma Area and Severity Index. Br J Dermatol.
The primary outcome was the change in the modified Melasma Area and Severity Index (mMASI) score.
Although subjective evaluation techniques are inferior to objective techniques, the most commonly scoring system is the Melasma Area and Severity Index (MASI) score.
Severity of melasma was assessed by modified melasma area and severity index (MASI).
El metodo mas comunmente utilizado para el estudio del melasma es el indice de MASI (del ingles Melasma Area and Severity Index), que permite precisar la severidad inicial en funcion de la superficie afectada, el color y la homogeneidad de la mancha, adicionalmente, permite un mejor seguimiento; sin embargo, es un metodo de medicion subjetivo y del cual aun no han sido reportados estudios de validacion y fiabilidad (8,30).
Mean scores on the Melasma Area and Severity Index improved by 64% compared with baseline.
The mean Melasma Area and Severity Index score for all patients at baseline was 14.68; that dropped to 7.38 at week 4 and to 3.64 at week 8.
The Melasma Area And Severity Index (MASI) score was calculated and color photographs were taken of all patients under standard conditions in natural light.