Abel D Jarell

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The optimum treatment of Type II odontoid fractures in the geriatric population remains controversial. Coexisting medical conditions encountered in the elderly patient often increase operative risk and make cervical immobilization difficult to tolerate. Previous studies have shown increased morbidity and mortality and decreased fusion rates for Type II(More)
BACKGROUND Repair of below-the-knee lower extremity defects after Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) that are not amenable to primary closure can be challenging given the high propensity for complications. No criterion standard exists for management of these wounds, but secondary-intention healing, partial- and full-thickness skin grafts (FTSGs), and various(More)
Squamoid eccrine ductal carcinoma is an extremely uncommon type of eccrine carcinoma (EC). An important distinguishing feature of EC is potential for metastasis. Eccrine carcinoma has been reported to metastasize in up to 50% of cases. Despite tumor aggressivity, no recommendations for staging exist. We present the case of a 91-year-old woman with a lesion(More)
Lupus erythematosus tumidus (LET) is a unique subset of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CCLE) that generally presents as urticarialike papules and plaques with induration and erythema on the face, trunk, and upper extremities. Lesions rarely present on the scalp or below the waist. We report a unique case of LET on the scalp of a woman that presented(More)
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