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Recurrent Bowen’s Disease of Temple

HISTORY 63-year-old man presents with 9-month history of Bowen’s disease of right anterior and posterior sideburn biopsied on 08-20-18. History of previous Mohs excision of Bowen’s disease of the same area in February 2016. Patient has a history of multiple basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, and melanoma. DISCUSSION Management of this lesion is best…

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Mapping of Recurrent Melanoma In Situ of Leg

HISTORY   50-year-old woman presents with recurrent melanoma in situ of left leg. First biopsied on 9-2-16, the lesion was excised on 10-14-16 and showed extensive residual melanoma in-situ with radial margins involved from 12- 3 o’clock.  The defect was reconstructed at the time with a full thickness skin graft. Second excision cleared the involved…

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Cancer Diagnosis Hand Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ

Hand SCC In Situ

HISTORY 68-year-old woman presents with a many month history of squamous cell in situ of left hand. This large 2.5 cm lesion on the hand poses a unique challenge to ensuring hand function post-operatively. Treatment options include C&D (curettage and desiccation), curettage only with post-treatment imiquimod, Mohs excision with a skin graft closure, or superficial…

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Twice Recurrent Upper Eyelid SCC

HISTORY 53-year-old man presents with a recurrent upper eyelid induration and margin retraction for 3 months. Punch biopsy confirmed squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) recurrence. The first SCC excision with frozen sections and reconstruction was done 12-17-13 elsewhere. Subsequently, the eyelid was treated with LN2 in 2014 for surface AK. Carcinoma recurred at the lid margin…

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Topical 5-fluorouracil and Imiquimod Efficacy in Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinomas

HISTORY 65-year-old woman presented in January 2017 with a nasal dorsum squamous cell carcinoma in situ. The nasal lesion was treated with 6 weeks of topical 5-fluorouracil with a robust inflammatory response. A separate chin basal cell carcinoma was simultaneously treated with 6 weeks of imiquimod prescribed in February, while still undergoing 5-fluorouracil on the…

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MAPPING OF BCC WITH CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY

        HISTORY 63 year old woman diagnosed with recurrence of BCC of left upper lip in 2015 after treatment of Efudex and a surgical excision in 2005. Patient had 3 separate BCC locations in left upper lip.  Due to the size and multifocality of the lesion, patient was treated with Erivedge for 7…

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