Search Results for: superficial basal-cell carcinoma

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Metastatic carcinoma from a breast vs. Morpheiform basal-cell carcinoma

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Treatment

…t should be added. Local therapy is very effective for early, superficial, and those lesions that are not rapidly progressive. Consider these options in addition to optimal wound care: PG lesions are easily inflamed; surgical debridement or grafting…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…hat generally occur in adulthood. The most common of these is basal cell carcinoma, which develops in 5% to 7% of the lesions.” Murphy GF, Elder DE. Benign tumors with pilosebaceous differentiation. In: Atlas of tumor pathology: non-melanocytic…

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…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…histopathologic correlation of the dermatoscopic criteria of basal cell carcinoma. [Copyright: ©2014 Lallas et al.] Figure 1. The dermatoscopic criteria of non-pigmented BCC: (a) arborizing vessels, (b) superficial fine telangiectasia, (c) ulceratio…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

Key Points Impetigo is a highly contagious superficial cutaneous infection by Staphylococcus aureus and/or Streptococcus pyogenes. Effective treatment is directed at both organisms. Secondary impetigo, or impetiginization, may complicate preexisting…