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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

…alogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal…

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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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Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…d raised areas (where the melanoma is arising). Malignant melanoma, metastatic Differential Diagnosis Melanocytic nevi Basal cell carcinoma, especially pigmented variants of basal cell carcinoma. Amelanotic (non-pigmented) melanoma may also…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…natomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…s universally by 3 months. Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome and graft vs. host disease may closely mimic Langerhans cell histiocytosis. In Langerhans cell histiocytosis, most patients are immunologically normal prior to therapy when…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…tract, or lower GI tract (extramammary Paget’s). Mammary Paget’s is almost always associated with an underlying carcinoma. The data on extramammary Paget’s are less clear, but between 25% and 50% have an associated carcinoma. A…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…o healing ones. They are also very effective in pain control. Pitfalls A non-healing ulcer may be cutaneous carcinoma (basal cell, squamous cell, etc.) or an inflammatory ulcer (such as pyoderma gangrenosum). Biopsy non-healing ulcerations after…

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:…