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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…llients during and between flares can provide effective hydration. See patient handout Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis. Suppression of inflammation: A topical corticosteroid should be applied to the rash b.i.d. The formulation (ointment, cream,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

…ny cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features: Untreated, Bowen’’s disease may progress to invasive squamous cell carcinoma. Bowen’’s disease may occur on sun exposed sites, on extragenital sites where…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Anetoderma

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be…

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

Discussion Dermoscopy is a non-invasive tool that is largely recognized and used in the diagnosis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumors. A steadily increasing number of publications on alternative applications of dermoscopy suggest, however,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Striae atrophicans

The end-stage of an inflammatory or neoplastic process in which there is loss of collagen and elastic tissue in the mid-reticular dermis with consequent formation of lesions that protrude in dome-like fashion above the skin surface and that can be…

Development of poorly differentiated invasive squamous cell carcinoma in giant Bowen’s disease: a case report with dermatoscopy

Development of poorly differentiated invasive squamous cell carcinoma in giant Bowen’s disease: a case report with dermatoscopy

…rm of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), often occurring in the chronically UV-damaged skin of elderly people. The risk of progression of BD to invasive SCC varies between 3% and 5%, and one-third of invasive tumors may metastasize. Herein we discuss