Search Results for: glomus tumor

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…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 the patient characteristics (age, medical co-morbidities)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…ded. Recommended excision margins vary; no international standards yet exist. Table 3. Recommended excision margins based on tumor thickness Tumor thickness Recommended excision margins: United States Recommended excision margins: European (Leiter…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…erm hemangioma. Prior to current classification schemes, the term hemangioma was utilized as a generic term for any vascular tumor or malformation. In skin, this term included a wide clinical spectrum of vascular birthmarks. The term hemangioma is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Clinical Case

…gestive of a carcinoid tumor. Follow-up imaging with abdominal CT scan and radiolabeled octreotide scan reveal a jejunoileal tumor highly suspicious for a midgut carcinoid tumor. There are no metastatic lesions noted on a subsequent MRI scan and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…tion, and individual agents are discussed below. Several agents are category B for pregnancy but there is emerging data that tumor necrosis blocking agents may increase risk of fetal abnormalities, and patients should be counseled accordingly. Use…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…tched 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 develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends to be uneven. When a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

…tched 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 develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends to be uneven. When a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…m, which occurs with acute rheumatic fever; and necrolytic migratory erythema, which is associated with a glucagon-secreting tumor. Treatment First Steps Search for an underlying cause, specifically tinea pedis or cruris. A complete physical…

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