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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of…

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Melanoma

…with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of…

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Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

Initial Evaluation: Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) The eponym Bowen’’s disease is used to describe squamous cell carcinoma in situ on any cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features:…

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Melanoma: Key Points

…ery difficult 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….

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Melanoma: Treatment

…s. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis of melanoma is not certain. For biopsy of a lesion suspected of being melanoma. For staging of biopsy proven diagnosis of melanoma. For treatment of unresectable (Stage III, IV) or recurrent…

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Melanoma: References

…s and controversies, Clinics in Dermatology, 28:311-315. Morton DL et al (2006) Sentinel-node biopsy or nodal observation in melanoma, NEJM, 355:1307-1317. National Cancer Institute. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ). 7 Nov 2014. Web. http:…

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Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly pigmented raised areas (where the melanoma is arising). Malignant melanoma, metastatic Differential Diagnosis Melanocytic nevi Basal cell carcinoma,…

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…a, 0.7 mm thickness, Clark’s level II. No ulceration present, and mitotic index <1 per mm2 She is diagnosed with Stage 1a melanoma Follow-up The patient goes for wide local excision with 1 cm margins; there is no residual melanoma in the excision…

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