Naomi Lawrence, Author at Clinical Advisor

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Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Herman Pinkus first described the “premalignant fibroepithelial tumor of the skin” in 1953. This tumor later became known as Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus (FP). FP is an unusual neoplasm. There is significant controversy as to the most appropriate classification for this entity. FP is most commonly classified as a variant…

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Basal cell carcinomaŠ(BCC) is the most common cancer in humans. There are nearly as many BCCs diagnosed each year as all other cancers combined. Patients often describe a slow-growing or persistent sore that will not heal or a “pimple” that persists for several months. The history frequently includes bleeding…

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