Search Results for: squamous-cell carcinoma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…ng ulcer should be carefully evaluated for the possibility of squamous cell carcinoma. Repeated surgical procedures may be required to release mitten hands and keep digits functional. Regular endoscopic esophageal dilation may be required. Regular im…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Inguinale: Overview

…ies 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 highly effective, restrict its use to patients who fail to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…need a biopsy to rule out extramammary Paget’s disease, squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen’s disease), and metabolic and other inflammatory causes of an intertriginous eruption. Oral ketoconazole, in rare cases, may cause liver functi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…oma, 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 Keratoaca…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatomyositis: Overview

…crease in the risk of internal malignancy, especially ovarian carcinoma in women. Appropriate screening is required for all adult DM patients, at the time of diagnosis and at regular intervals, even those patients with amyopathic DM. A myopathy resem…