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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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…ue to their clinical appearance, CNH lesions are often mistaken for non-melanoma skin cancers (either basal cell or squamous cell carcinomas). Unlike those cutaneous malignancies, CNH is a benign entity. Pain is a critical feature, as CNH is…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…nteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary Paget’s disease Hailey-Hailey disease Seborrheic dermatitis Bowen’s disease (squamous cell carcinoma)…

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,…

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…

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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…

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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….

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

Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

…y and symptomatic cases. Pitfalls Lichen sclerosus of the genitalia is associated with an increased risk of genital squamous cell carcinoma, and patients should be followed for this possibility. Topical tacrolimus may increase the risk for the…