squamous cell carcinoma

Journal Review Series: January-March 2019
Dermatology Journals
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Next Steps in Derm author, Dr. Anna Chacon, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of January, February, and March of 2019. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from these months of the …
New and Emerging Therapies for Advanced Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Advanced Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
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At the 17th Annual ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference held January 17-20 in Orlando, FL, Dr. Desiree Ratner led a discussion on new and emerging therapies for advanced non-melanoma skin cancer discussion. The session covered several treatments for patients including patidegib gel 2% and 4% applied once or twice daily in patients with basal cell carcinoma. Patidegib is a topical …
Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising Within a Linear Porokeratosis
SCC
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JDD authors Amelia M. Abbott-Frey BA, Alexandra J. Coromilas MD, George W. Niedt MD, and Jesse M. Lewin MD report a case of linear porokeratosis with recurrent malignant degeneration to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) recurring six years after excision of initial SCC. Case Report A 79-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and hypothyroidism presented with a friable tumor within a lesion o …
Friday Pop Quiz 1/3
Squamous cell carcinoma
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Which of the following is TRUE regarding this condition? A. 50% of patients will eventually develop systemic involvement B. C3 deficiency increases susceptibility to this condition C. Biopsy typically shows a thinned basement membrane D. Squamous cell carcinoma is a potential sequela E. UV exposure is helpful in treatment To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, …
Nailing Down Internet Based Information on Onychomycosis
JDD August Podcast
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Podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman sat down with Dr. Shari Lipner, associate professor of dermatology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and international nail expert extraordinaire, to discuss the accuracy and quality of internet based information on Onychomycosis.  Dr. Aaron Fong, PGY-3 dermatology resident at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health …