Search Results for: metastatic squamous-cell carcinoma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…urgically excised. Any nodules arising in lesions of porokeratosis should be biopsied to exclude the development of squamous cell carcinoma. Pitfalls The diagnosis of porokeratosis should be confirmed by biopsy prior to initiating therapy….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Initial Evaluation

…aluation Common warts (verruca vulgaris) Plantar wart (verruca plantaris) Flat warts (verruca plana) Genital warts (condyloma acuminata) Bowenoid papulosis Differential diagnosis Actinic keratoses Squamous cell carcinoma Seborrheic keratoses…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

…y and symptomatic cases. Pitfalls Lichen sclerosus of the genitalia is associated with an increased risk of genital squamous cell carcinoma, and patients should be followed for this possibility. Topical tacrolimus may increase the risk for the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

…may also occur in children or the elderly. Its histogenesis remains uncertain. Historically, there have been many postulated cells of origin. This poorly circumscribed tumor likely originates from a pluripotent dermal mesenchymal cell with…

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

…may also occur in children or the elderly. Its histogenesis remains uncertain. Historically, there have been many postulated cells of origin. This poorly circumscribed tumor likely originates from a pluripotent dermal mesenchymal cell with…