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Frequency of facial basal cell carcinoma does not correlate with site-specific UV exposure.
BACKGROUND Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer in whites. Long-term exposure to UV radiation is considered a major risk factor. We decided to investigate whetherExpand
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Patients with lymphatic metastasis of cutaneous malignant melanoma benefit from sentinel lymphonodectomy and early excision of their nodal disease.
Early versus delayed excision of lymph node metastases is still being assessed in malignant melanoma. In the present retrospective, multicentre study, the outcome of 314 patients with positiveExpand
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Prognostic factors associated with sentinel lymph node positivity and effect of sentinel status on survival: an analysis of 1049 patients with cutaneous melanoma
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a widely accepted staging procedure in patients with melanoma. However, it is unclear which factors predict the occurrence of micrometastasis and overallExpand
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Analysis of predictive factors for the outcome of complete lymph node dissection in melanoma patients with metastatic sentinel lymph nodes.
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a widely accepted procedure to accurately stage patients with melanoma. However, there is no consensus concerning the practical consequences of aExpand
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Histographic surgery: accuracy of visual assessment of the margins of basal-cell epithelioma.
In 72 basal-cell epitheliomas, the clinical extension and the actual extension of the defect measured by complete tumor removal by Mohs' chemosurgery were compared. Subclinical extension depends onExpand
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Fractionated radiotherapy of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma in 64 patients.
Between 1987 and 1998, 64 patients with lentigo maligna (LM) (n = 42) or lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) (n = 22) were treated by fractionated radiotherapy. In all 22 patients with LMM, excision ofExpand
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Carbon dioxide laser therapy of a widespread epidermal nevus
Background and Objective: The treatment of epidermal nevi is difficult and often unsatisfactory. Many therapeutic approaches have been tried, of which the surgical methods including lasers aim toExpand
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Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with the secondary antiphospholipid syndrome.
A 64-year-old woman with an 11-year history of systemic lupus erythematosus and amputation of her left lower leg as a consequence of arterial embolism, presented with two large, non-healing ulcers onExpand
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Microscopically controlled surgery (MCS)
To confirm a local R0 resection of tumors with infiltrative growth at problem sites and for sparing of tissue, microscopically controlled surgery represents a safe and proven method, particularlyExpand
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