Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…onding to conventional therapy should be biopsied to rule out carcinoma in situ (erythroplasia). Since the diagnosis of balanitis is nonspecific, therapeutic strategy differs depending on the suspected or demonstrated clinical diagnosis. Treatment Er…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…lowing 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 renewed. Up to da…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Saved by step sections: an unusual presentation of basal cell carcinoma

Abstract Background: Basal cell carcinoma usually occurs in sun exposed areas of older male individuals. Objectives: To emphasize the importance of histological step sections in the pursuit of the correct diagnosis when microscopic findings do not…

Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…tal view at time of presentation. Rhinophyma with concomitant basal cell carcinoma was suspected because of the history and morphology. A review of the literature reveals 15 to 30% rates of carcinoma in the setting of rhinophyma.1-2 HISTOLOGY A cutan…