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

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…ous 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. In most cases of localized zoster, a clear

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

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

…the Sweet’s. Dapsone can cause a host of toxic and idiosyncratic side effects. Accelerated hemolysis owing to shortened red cell lifespan occurs in all patients (typically leading to reduction of hemoglobin by 2 units), but can be life-threatening…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…no treatment or terbinafine 250 mg daily. Topical antifungals may not adequately reduce the tinea for the gyrate erythema to clear; however, they should be used in addition (terbinafine or butenafine cream once daily for 1 month.) Topical…

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