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HISTORY 24-year-old woman presents with multiple atypical nevi. Almost all lesions had mild atypia, few had focally moderate atypia, and one on her right posterior shoulder had severe atypia and was excised with 5mm margins elsewhere. Family history is significant for melanoma in grandmother and pancreatic cancer in her father. Physical exam showed multiple 2-4…Read More
Discussion Here we present three cases of extended lateral nasal island flap. These flaps are based on the branches of angular artery that include alar artery and the lateral nasal arteries. The flap is an excellent way of reconstructing nasal tip, dorsum and ala defects up to 1.5 cm in diameter. The release of the…Read More
HISTORY 82 year old man presented in 02/2017 with a 3 year history of a crusty forehead lesion treated with cryoablation and 5-FU. Incisional biopsy in 2016 revealed poorly differentiated sclerosing squamous cell carcinoma, with perineural invasion. Excision a few months later was performed with residual circumferentially involved margins. CT with contrast showed only local…Read More
HISTORY 69 year old man presented in August 2016 for a large papillomatous lesion of the left inferior cornea. Patient has a history of left lower eyelid basal cell carcinoma that was treated in 2014. The area of corneal carcinoma was initially thought to be exposure keratitis. DISCUSSION The patient is…Read More
HISTORY 91 year old man presented with a recurrent right medial canthus BCC that was previously treated with 45 days of radiation (SRT at Hoag Hospital). Biopsy showed infiltrative sclerosing basal cell carcinoma with focal perineural invasion. MRI in December of 2016 showed the mass was fixed on the lamina papyracea adjacent to the medial…Read More
We at Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center wanted to upgrade our Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) treatment of AK’s and superficial BCC by switching from the Blu-U light to a red light source. Red light spectrum has been shown to be a deeper penetrating light for photodynamic therapy and, thus, has gained greater worldwide acceptance –…Read More
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