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

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Alopecia: Key Points

…r providers and patients alike, as alopecia commonly has a significant impact on a patient’s quality of life. Having a clear diagnostic algorithm enables expeditious diagnosis of clinical alopecia, and in some cases, avoids unnecessary…

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Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…nt melanoma, metastatic Differential Diagnosis Melanocytic nevi Basal cell carcinoma, especially pigmented variants of basal cell carcinoma. Amelanotic (non-pigmented) melanoma may also clinically mimic basal cell carcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma

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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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Darier’s Disease: Key Points

…ainstay. Because of seasonal exacerbations and partial remissions, therapy should be adjusted accordingly, and vigilant monitoring for superinfection with culture-directed antibiotic treatment as needed is critical. Because cutaneous squamous cell

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…tact and airborne isolation) hospitalized patients from other immunosuppressed persons. Staff without a prior history of varicella or varicella immunization should not enter their rooms. Management of acute herpes zoster pain Antivirals are helpful…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


A benign neoplasm of apocrine ductal nature within the upper half of the dermis that manifests itself clinically as tiny, smooth, skin-colored, round or oblong papules that usually are situated in periorbital skin, but may be seen on other sites,…

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Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…atous plaques with silvery scale. Facial involvement is rare in adults but more common in children. Guttate (rain-drop like) variant of psoriasis is sometimes following streptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…ous lesions of impetigo Herpes zoster is caused by dermatomal reactivation of varicella virus and can also result in grouped clear fluid-to-pus-filled vesicles on an erythematous-to-hemorrhagic base. In most cases of localized zoster, a clear

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Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…etc.) comedogenic cosmetics and creams friction (e.g., from rubbing or self-manipulation/picking) In female patients with a clear premenstrual trigger, consider spironolactone (such as Aldactone) 50 mg to 100 mg daily with or without oral…

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Granuloma Inguinale: Overview

…frequently overlooked. Touch preparations and/or biopsies are required to establish the diagnosis and to rule out a squamous cell carcinoma in some cases. Early discontinuation of treatment leads to more frequent relapse. Although gentamicin is…