Search Results for: superficial basal-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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Key Points

…ts have ulcerative, painful lesions; such erosive lesions of lichen planus may be complicated by the development of squamous cell carcinoma. Patients with lichen planus are now recognized to have a higher prevalence of HCV infection (odds ratio of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: Key Points

…kin infection, especially prevalent in young adults, athletes, and in warm and/or humid climates. Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial skin infection by Malassezia yeasts, most commonly M. globosa. While it is sometimes referred to as tinea…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…ay all be triggers. The treatment is otherwise supportive. Gyrate erythemas are divided into superficial and deep types, the superficial types having the classic annular morphology and the “trailing” scale. The deep type are usually…

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

…h progressing metastatic papillary thyroid cancer to lung who developed a cutaneous metastasis on the nose mimicking a basal cell carcinoma is described and the various clinical presentations of metastatic papillary thyroid cancer to skin are…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Metastatic carcinoma from a breast vs. Morpheiform basal-cell carcinoma

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,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Treatment

…ramatic and will permit rapid reduction of systemic steroids (as long as cyclosporine complications are not encountered). In superficial lesions and those with limited progression, addition of minocycline, dapsone, colchicine, clofazamine,…