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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…eration T3 2.01-4.00 a: Without ulceration b: With ulceration T4 > 4.00 a: Without ulceration b: With ulceration N No. of Metastatic Nodes Nodal Metastatic Burden N0 0 NA N1 1 a: Micrometastasis* b: Macrometastasis† N2 2-3 a: Micrometastasis* b:…

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Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…(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, especially pigmented variants of basal cell…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: References

…oma/HealthProfessional Robert C, Thomas L, Bondarenko I, et al. (2011). Ipilimumab plus dacarbazine for previously untreated metastatic melanoma. N Engl J Med 364 (26): 2517-26. Robert C, Ribas A, Wolchok JD, et al. (2014)….

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…ng and dissection, which reveals 2 of 8 lymph nodes affected Brain, chest, abdominal, and pelvic CT scans reveal evidence of metastatic disease in the lung and liver. Blood work is normal Genetic testing is done, which reveals a BRAF V600E mutation….

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Flushing: Clinical Case

…can and radiolabeled octreotide scan reveal a jejunoileal tumor highly suspicious for a midgut carcinoid tumor. There are no metastatic lesions noted on a subsequent MRI scan and cardiac studies are normal (no valvular lesions). She is referred for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: References

References Gupta M, Huang V, Linette G, Cornelius L (2012). Unusual complication of vemurafenib treatment of metastatic melanoma: exacerbation of acantholytic dyskeratosis complicated by Kaposi varicelliform eruption, JAAD, 148:966-968. Norman R…

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

…less than 2 years to 20 years) following the diagnosis of their original cancer [1,3,4,6-8]. The prognosis for patients with metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the skin, in general, is unfavorable [3,5]. However, there are several individuals…

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