Search Results for: clear-cell variant of squamous-cell carcinoma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

…as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal cell carcinoma have been identified, namely, nodular, superficial, morpheiform, fibroepithelial, and infundibulocystic….

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Warts: Treatment

…al, flat, and pigmented condylomata may suggest the diagnosis of bowenoid papulosis. A biopsy should be performed. This is often associated with HPV 16 or 18, and histologically may show features of squamous cell carcinoma in situ. Total eradication…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

Overview Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been arrest…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

Overview The diagnosis of Paget’s disease or extramammary Paget’s is made when Paget cells are identified in histopathologic specimens from involved skin. The term Paget’s disease is used when the cutaneous lesion is identified inv…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…n pain control. Pitfalls A non-healing ulcer may be cutaneous carcinoma (basal cell, squamous cell, etc.) or an inflammatory ulcer (such as pyoderma gangrenosum). Biopsy non-healing ulcerations after three months of treatment or if there is concern f…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas o…

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…mic immunosuppression should be considered. Generalized forms often require systemic treatment, such as immunosuppression or phototherapy. Specific variants, such as erosive disease, require additional monitoring for evolution of squamous cell carcin…

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Lichen Planus: Treatment

…with ulcerative disease must be followed for the development of oral or genital squamous cell carcinoma. Optimal oral hygiene is an important adjunctive intervention in the management of oral lichen planus. Furthermore, eliminate potential sources o…