Search Results for: nodule

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ntation and/or unusual pigmentation (i.e., blue, pink, red, purple). Nodular melanoma (NMM) typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a preexisting nevus or de novo. It may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension…

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Actinomycosis: Clinical Case

…ree weeks ago Denies fevers, chills, weight loss, shortness of breath Initial evaluation Exam reveals firm violaceous 1.5 cm nodule on the left mandible, expressible serosanguinous drainage with yellow pebble-like granules Biopsy shows granulomatous…

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…lesions or Nd:YAG laser may be used for cosmetic improvement. Subsequent steps Large lesions may be surgically excised. Any nodules arising in lesions of porokeratosis should be biopsied to exclude the development of squamous cell carcinoma….

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…bcutaneous GA (SGA) is rare in adults, but is the most common type in children, and presents with firm painless subcutaneous nodules (which may have more typical GA overlying the skin above the nodule), usually on the lower limbs. A number of rare…

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Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Clinical Cases

…al appearance and tenderness to palpation Initial evaluation Healthy-appearing female Exophytic firm non-inflammatory tender nodule, approximately 1 cm diameter, on the right earlobe Diagnosis: keloid Treatment options discussed: intralesional…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Treatment

…urgical options include a number of variations of definitive lesion removal, ranging from simple excision to excision of the nodule and paring or excision of the altered sub-ulcer cartilage (wedge resection), which may require a flap or other tissue…

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