Search Results for: nodular basal-cell carcinoma

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Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…minor trauma during facial cleansing. Figure 1. Face frontal view at time of presentation. Rhinophyma with concomitant basal cell carcinoma was suspected because of the history and morphology. A review of the literature reveals 15 to 30% rates of…

Radiation-induced basal cell carcinoma

Radiation-induced basal cell carcinoma

…ea capitis using radiotherapy was introduced at the beginning of the twentieth century. A variety of cancers including basal cell carcinoma (BCC) are seen years after this treatment. Objective: We sought to determine the clinical characteristics of…

Regarding a dermatoscopic pattern for infiltrating basal cell carcinoma

Regarding a dermatoscopic pattern for infiltrating basal cell carcinoma

Editorial In this edition Pyne et al have described a dermatoscopic pattern as a clue to infiltrative basal cell carcinoma (BCC), defined as: a geometric star-shaped pattern, extending outwards from the circumferential peripheral edge of the tumor,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ult to diagnose correctly. Clinical phenotypes of melanoma include lentigo maligna melanoma, superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, amelanotic melanoma, mucosal melanoma, and ocular melanoma. Prognosis is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…cal disease Need for systemic retinoid therapy (isotretinoin). Systemic retinoid therapy is first-line therapy indicated for nodular or scarring acne. Medication-induced acne Pitfalls Three external factors that trigger the acne must be avoided for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Key Points

…Key Points Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) is a rare chronic form of fibrosing vasculitis. Firm, red to brown or violaceous nodular lesions developing over joints of the elbows, knees, hands, and feet, often in a symmetric pattern, is the hallmark…

Incidental Merkel cell carcinoma in a cutaneous horn: a case report

Incidental Merkel cell carcinoma in a cutaneous horn: a case report

…d female who presented with a “cutaneous horn” on the face. On excision, histologic examination revealed a combined squamous cell carcinoma in situ with underlying MCC. Merkel cell polyomavirus immunohistochemistry was negative in this lesion. This…

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