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

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…with candidal superinfection. Refractory lesions may need a biopsy to rule out extramammary Paget’s disease, squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen’s disease), and metabolic and other inflammatory causes of an intertriginous eruption….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…rier’s disease, axillary granular parakeratosis, Kawasaki syndrome, as well as cutaneous malignancies such as squamous cell carcinoma, extramammary Paget’s disease, or histiocytosis. It is important to note that some of these conditions…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…usual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic isotretinoin (typically low-dose) as a therapeutic strategy. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of periorificial dermatitis is not clear. If…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Extramammary Paget’s Disease and Mammary Paget’s Disease

Extramammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins within the epidermis and presents itself clinically as a patch or a subtle plaque that extends centrifugally for many years before becoming a readily discernible thick plaque,…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…als. Phototherapy requires sessions three times each week (up to five times a week) and 20-30 treatments will be required to clear lesions. Photochemotherapy (PUVA) Topical or oral administration of 8-methoxypsoralen (psoralen) and UVA (PUVA =…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…ng ulcer or lesion appearing at the edge of a nonhealing ulcer should be carefully evaluated for the possibility of squamous cell carcinoma. Repeated surgical procedures may be required to release mitten hands and keep digits functional. Regular…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…suppress the erythema and hyperkeratosis and to control symptoms while waiting for spontaneous remission. There are several variants of childhood PRP, some of which tend to clear and others of which are persistent. Treatment First Steps…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…is of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma. Progression is often relentless and defies medical management. Early surgery for local and widespread…