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Guidelines for basal, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma management

Guidelines for basal, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma management

Guidelines were provided for basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Skin cancer risk higher in patients with atopic dermatitis

Patients with atopic dermatitis may have a greater risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma.

Dermatologists often underestimate mood disorders in patients

Dermatologists across Europe tend to underestimate mood disorders in their patients.

Opinion

Dermographism: Writing on the skin

The cause of dermographic urticaria is unknown, but appears to be related to a mast cell abnormality and is probably autoimmune in nature.

Blue skin in an elderly woman

The patient's use of minocycline was associated with patchy hyperpigmentation as a result of iron deposition in the dermal cells.

An enlarging mass on the calf

Doppler imaging resulted in a solid mass with suggestion of increased vascularity.

Features

Case Study: A gradually progressive rash after a URI

Case Study: A gradually progressive rash after a URI

A 33-year-old man presents to the emergency department for 6 small spots on his chest, arms, and legs that gradually grew in diameter after using a topical cream and cephalexin.

Stat consult: Minor burns

Stat consult: Minor burns

The most common causes of minor superficial burns are sunburns and minor thermal injuries.

Derm Dx

Derm Dx: A growth behind the ear with straw-colored fluid

Derm Dx: A growth behind the ear with straw-colored fluid

A 25-year-old woman presents for evaluation of a growth behind her right ear. The lesion was first noted several weeks ...

Derm Dx: A cluster of moles on a man's back

Derm Dx: A cluster of moles on a man's back

A 35-year-old man has a family history of skin cancer and requests a full body examination. His wife is especially ...

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