ONCOLOGY

Pathology of Melanocytic Skin Tumors

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Pathology of Melanocytic Skin Tumors

A. Melanocytic nevi E. Atypical melanocytic tumors 1. Lentigo simplex 1. Atypical Spitz/Reed tumors 2. Junctional, compound, and dermal nevus F. Atypical dermal melanocytosis 3. Congenital nevi 1. Pigmented epithelioid…

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Skin Cancer Surgery

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Skin Cancer Surgery

Fig. 22.1 Relaxed skin tension lines and biopsy notes In the end, the surgeon must keep in mind, during planning of the surgical technique chosen, the respect of the integrity…

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Cryosurgery

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Cryosurgery

Fig. 23.1 Arrows show the flow of heat (FH) differences between different materials In a fast frozen tissue, temperature drops can be visualized as isotherms being at the center of…

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Dermoscopy

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Dermoscopy

Fig. 13.1 Clinical image (left upper corner) and dermoscopy of a nevus showing symmetry in the distribution of colors and structures and predominantly one color (brown). The predominant pattern is…

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Radiation Therapy in Dermatology

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Radiation Therapy in Dermatology

Advantages Outpatient treatment, even for tumours covering large areas Healthy tissue can be preserved Large safety margins possible (a decisive advantage over surgical excision margins that tend to be marginal…

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Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas

Mar 23, 2017 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas

Mature T-cell and NK-cell neoplasms Mature B-Cell neoplasms Mycosis fungoides Cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MALT type) Pagetoid reticulosis (localised disease) Cutaneous follicle centre lymphoma Follicular, syringotropic, granulomatous variants Cutaneous…

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