cutaneous

Benefits & Pitfalls of Gene Expression Profiling in Treating Cutaneous Malignancies
gene expression profiling
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW Department of Dermatology) about the pros and cons of gene expression profiling. Watch him describe how this tech …
Cutaneous Findings – Friday Pop Quiz 4/5/2019
port wine stain
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
A child presents with this finding seen in the image. What other cutaneous finding may, very rarely, be seen in conjunction with this lesion? A. Port-wine stain B. Granular cell tumor C. Epidermal nevus D. Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita E. Angiokeratomas To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner …
The Many Faces of Lupus
Lupus
by Daniel Yanes, MD on
Just as systemic lupus erythematosus (LE) can have protean systemic manifestations, cutaneous LE can present in many different ways. When confronted with the many faces of mucocutaneous LE, the following pearls can be valuable. 1. Be Aware of the SLICC Criteria In 2012, the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) developed a set of clinical and immunologic criteria to assist …