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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lipoma

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A benign neoplasm of adipocytes that forms in the subcutaneous fat (as well as in other organs sometimes) and manifests itself clinically as either an elevated tumor or a tumor that cannot be visualized clinically, but that can be palpated, the skin overlying it in both circumstances being normal.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lipoma

A benign neoplasm of adipocytes that forms in the subcutaneous fat (as well as in other organs sometimes) and manifests itself clinically as either an elevated tumor or a tumor that cannot be visualized clinically, but that can be palpated, the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…nternational standards yet exist. Table 3. Recommended excision margins based on tumor thickness Tumor thickness Recommended excision margins: United States Recommended excision margins: European (Leiter U, et al. 2010) Melanoma in situ 0.5 cm 0.5…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

…ication of Vitamin E-containing oil to keloids is not supported by scientific evidence. Pitfalls Keloids tend to recur after excision, and can be very recalcitrant to all types of therapy. Note: Sites of keloids that occur after piercing should not…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…Stage 1a melanoma Follow-up The patient goes for wide local excision with 1 cm margins; there is no residual melanoma in the excision specimen Subsequent follow-up 3 months for full-body skin examination in the first years Photoprotection…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

…ntralesional corticosteroid injection, the lesion remains persistently firm and indurated. The patient now opts for surgical excision. Surgical excision followed by intralesional corticosteroid injection and pressure bandaging, with serial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Treatment

…rvention. Subsequent steps Surgical options include a number of variations of definitive lesion removal, ranging from simple excision to excision of the nodule and paring or excision of the altered sub-ulcer cartilage (wedge resection), which may…

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