Wax models have occupied an unique position in the teaching of dermatology. While watercolor depictions of skin lesions and later photographic illustrations have been used, the wax model offers an unique presentation of the morphology, often not captured by other methods .
Parish, Lawrence, "Wax Models in Dermatology: Updated through 2019" (2020). Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Faculty Papers. Paper 130.