By Robert A. Norman

This concise sensible advisor is designed to facilitate the medical decision-making approach by means of reviewing a few circumstances and defining a number of the diagnostic and administration judgements open to clinicians. it truly is richly illustrated and various in scope, allowing the reader to acquire proper information about either ordinary and strange situations in a quick, effortless to digest layout. the 1st within the sequence might be on Geriatric Dermatology and should be ready inside of one month of attractiveness and contain photographs. each one case also will comprise a story description and sufferer administration tips

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2005): 1. Surgery-paring, extraction. The patient should be cautioned regarding possible scarring, recurrence, and discomfort. 2. Topical keratolytics- salicylic acid. 3. Vesicants-cantharidin (Cantharone) is highly caustic and difficult to obtain in the United States. 2 Cauliflower-like vegetative red-brown papules on his genitals and gluteal cleft 4. Colposcopy followed by laser eradication of genital warts can be considered. 5. Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy is simple and effective. But it is also painful and can produce a ring of warts around the treatment site.

2004;208(3):206–16. Tyring SK. Management of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007;S7(6 Suppl):S136–42. Chapter 7 70-Year Old Man with Oval Macules A 70 year old man presented to our office with itchy ­discoloration on his neck and upper trunk that was worse in the summer. 2). Based on the case description and the photographs, what is your diagnosis? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. A. Norman, J. 1007/978-1-4471-4135-8_7, © Springer-Verlag London 2013 33 34 Chapter 7. 1 A plethora of reddish-brown round macules that were minimally scaly Discussion Tinea versicolor is a superficial fungal infection that is caused by the organism Malassezia furfur.

1987). Pyogenic granuloma appear as firm nodules and are usually red in color. They are dome shaped, may be sessile or pedunculated, and often have a collarette. Malignant melanoma is a cancerous growth of melanocytes (pigment cells) that is diagnosed by biopsy. Fibrosarcomas are large tumors that can penetrate to fascia. Key Points • Angiosarcomas are aggressive vascular soft tissue tumors that most often arise on the scalp and neck. • Surgical excision is the treatment of choice, although recurrences are extremely high.

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