Search Results for: superficial basal-cell carcinoma

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

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…

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,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…e to the eventual development of a variety of neoplasms that generally occur in adulthood. The most common of these is basal cell carcinoma, which develops in 5% to 7% of the lesions.” Murphy GF, Elder DE. Benign tumors with pilosebaceous…

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

Abstract Following the first descriptions of the dermatoscopic pattern of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that go back to the very early years of dermatoscopy, the list of dermatoscopic criteria associated with BCC has been several times updated and…