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

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…

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Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…suppress the erythema and hyperkeratosis and to control symptoms while waiting for spontaneous remission. There are several variants of childhood PRP, some of which tend to clear and others of which are persistent. Treatment First Steps…

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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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Viral Exanthems: Treatment

…ficiency) and in immunocompromised individuals. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis of viral exanthem is not clear. If the specific viral etiology is not clear, and recommendations for contact precautions are needed. Certain viral…

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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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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…

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…