Search Results for: superficial basal-cell carcinoma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections

…papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

…papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

…papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the…

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Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…d raised areas (where the melanoma is arising). Malignant melanoma, metastatic Differential Diagnosis Melanocytic nevi Basal cell carcinoma, especially pigmented variants of basal cell carcinoma. Amelanotic (non-pigmented) melanoma may also…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Key Points

…nea pedis and tinea manuum are the most common dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are typical treatment of localized superficial disease, with the exception of tinea capitis (superficial fungal infection of the scalp) and onychomycosis…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…natomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…s universally by 3 months. Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome and graft vs. host disease may closely mimic Langerhans cell histiocytosis. In Langerhans cell histiocytosis, most patients are immunologically normal prior to therapy when…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…tract, or lower GI tract (extramammary Paget’s). Mammary Paget’s is almost always associated with an underlying carcinoma. The data on extramammary Paget’s are less clear, but between 25% and 50% have an associated carcinoma. A…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary…

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…urgically 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 prior to initiating therapy….