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

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Clinical Overview

…adults but more common in children. Guttate (rain-drop like) variant of psoriasis is sometimes following streptococcal infection (upper respiratory infection). Erythroderma (generalized erythema) of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis. Involvement of the pal…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…sting can mimic herpetic lesions (see below). Bullous lesions of impetigo Herpes zoster is caused by dermatomal reactivation of varicella virus and can also result in grouped clear fluid-to-pus-filled vesicles on an erythematous-to-hemorrhagic base….

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…ons may be surgically 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…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary Paget’s disease Hailey-Hailey disease Seborrheic dermatitis Bowen’s disease (squamous cell carcinoma)…

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Warts: Initial Evaluation

…itial Evaluation 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…

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Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

…t refractory 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…

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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…

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Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…of the patient’s medication list and empiric discontinuation of classic drug triggers may be necessary to adequately treat the Sweet’s. Dapsone can cause a host of toxic and idiosyncratic side effects. Accelerated hemolysis owing to shortened red ce…

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Balanitis: Overview

…rule out these other conditions should be performed. Any area of balanitis not responding to conventional therapy should be biopsied to rule out carcinoma in situ (erythroplasia). Since the diagnosis of balanitis is nonspecific, therapeutic strategy…

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