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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

Key Points The therapy of malignant melanoma is determined by the histopathologic features (primarily tumor thickness, ulceration, regression, and mitotic index), by the location of the tumor, by the presence of regional or distant metastases and by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

Treatment Initial therapy First-line therapy: Surgical excision For diagnosis, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulcerat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

Key Points Vascular birthmarks are cutaneous vascular lesions present at, or shortly after, birth. They may be categorized as vascular tumors or vascular malformations. The term hemangioma has previously been used to describe many common, typically…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…oriasis is primarily a T lymphocyte driven, immune-mediated disorder. The development of a new class of drugs, engineered proteins targeting specific immunologic mediators involved in psoriasis, including tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-A), may offe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Clinical Case

…aring woman without flushing nor telangiectasias of the face (she reports that she is currently asymptomatic) Vitals: slight tachycardia, otherwise normal No thyromegaly or abdominal masses noted History and exam is concerning for carcinoid tumor syn…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…lat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may deve…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

…lat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may deve…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…ible. Failure to evaluate and follow up regularly for underlying malignancy. All forms of therapy are associated with high recurrence rates. Therapy should be determined in consultation with appropriate surgical specialists in a Tumor Board setting….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…ace. d. Alitretinoin gel 0.1% may be applied to macular lesions. e. Subsequently, for patients with stage II-A disease and helper T-cell counts over 200/mm3, intramuscular or subcutaneous A2 interferon 30 x 106 IU/m2 three times a week results in tum…

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