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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…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 melanoma is no longer flat, it has capability to met…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ple). Nodular melanoma (NMM) typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a preexisting nevus or de novo. It may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension along the surface of the skin). Lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) pre…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…Subsequent steps Large lesions may be surgically excised. Any nodules arising in lesions of porokeratosis should be biopsied to exclude the development of squamous cell carcinoma. Pitfalls The diagnosis of porokeratosis should be confirmed by biopsy…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…ized disease, generalized plaques or papules, or subcutaneous nodules. Granuloma annulare may be associated with internal disease such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disease, or HIV, albeit in limited studies. Malignancy associated and medicati…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

…althy-appearing female Exophytic firm non-inflammatory tender nodule, approximately 1 cm diameter, on the right earlobe Diagnosis: keloid Treatment options discussed: intralesional corticosteroids, surgical excision, possibly both Patient opts for in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Treatment

…sion removal, ranging from simple excision to excision of the nodule and paring or excision of the altered sub-ulcer cartilage (wedge resection), which may require a flap or other tissue manipulation to cover the affected collagen; some surgeons util…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Subcutaneous granuloma annulare vs. Rheumatoid nodule

…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 melanoma is no longer flat, it has capability to met…

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