merkel cell carcinoma

JDD Issue Highlights | March 2022
The March 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) includes the perfect blend of original articles, case reports, and editorials. With topics ranging from acne and psoriasis to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for scarring alopecia and racial differences and their impact on treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa, we share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s de …
Does This Skin Cancer Really Need Mohs?
by Yumeng Marina Li, MD on
Have you ever come across a patient with a skin cancer that you are not 100% sure should be treated with Mohs surgery or an alternative modality? Or a patient who comes back for a follow-up after skin cancer surgery with an undesirable scar and you wonder if you should have opted for a less invasive option? I certainly have. Some of these nagging questions were answered by a thoughtful, case-based …
Dermal Mass – 10/25
dermal mass
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Biopsy of this lesion reveals a poorly-defined dermal mass of small blue monomorphic round cells with scant cytoplasm and nuclear molding. Which histologic stain is most helpful in distinguishing this lesion from small cell lung carcinoma? A. CK20 B. TTF-1 C. Chromogranin D. Synaptophysin E. Somatostatin To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brou …