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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

A malignant epithelial neoplasm comprised of abnormal germinative keratinocytes analogous to those of the embryonic folliculo-sebaceous-apocrine unit, manifesting as a papule or nodule, which may erode or ulcerate (i.e.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

…papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

…papulosis, as well as arsenical keratosis and radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

…papule or nodule, which may erode or ulcerate (i.e. “rodent ulcer” or “trichoblastic carcinoma”). Several subtypes of basal cell carcinoma are relatively well-defined with regards to strict clinicopathologic correlation; namely, nodular,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Basal Cell Carcinoma

…papule or nodule, which may erode or ulcerate (i.e. “rodent ulcer” or “trichoblastic carcinoma”). Several subtypes of basal cell carcinoma are relatively well-defined with regards to strict clinicopathologic correlation; namely, nodular,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

…papule or nodule, which may erode or ulcerate (i.e. “rodent ulcer” or “trichoblastic carcinoma”). Several subtypes of basal cell carcinoma are relatively well-defined with regards to strict clinicopathologic correlation; namely, nodular,…

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Basal Cell Carcinoma: References

…pub ahead of print] Migden MR, Chang ALS, Dirix L, Stratigos AJ, Lear JT. Emerging trends in the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma. Cancer Treat Rev. 2018; 64: 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2017.12.009. Morton CA. A synthesis of the…

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Initial Evaluation

…, as enlarged LNs may indicate metastasis and should prompt imaging and referral to an oncologic surgeon. Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients present with erythematous poorly defined patches, plaques, papules, or nodules. They tend to be firm…

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: References

…e on Cancer, International Union Against Cancer, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Tumor Staging for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J Clin Onc. 2014; 32(4): 327-34. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2012.48.5326 Migden MR, Rischin D, Schmults CD, et al….

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Lichen Planus: Key Points

…planus, especially of the oral mucosa, genitalia, and rarely of the skin, may be complicated by the development of squamous cell carcinoma. Lichen planus may be triggered by or found in association with exogenous factors, such as medications or…

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Treatment

…rouracil), and photodynamic therapy (PDT). For more advanced disease, radiation and chemotherapy can be considered. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Localized) Initial therapy First-line therapy: Surgical excision For lesions < 2 cm, a 4–6 mm margin is...

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