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A 46-year-old man presented with left cavernous sinus syndrome and subsequent right leg pain proved clear cell type hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis. An initial liver function test was normal and alpha-fetoprotein was only 15 ng/ml but they increased rapidly and he progressed to hepatic failure 2 weeks later. Therefore, a subclinical hepatoma with(More)
BACKGROUND We found previously that the features of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) under polarized dermoscopy are characterized by a bluish-reddish coloration, a scaly surface, small brown globules and, most distinctively, the multicoloured 'rainbow pattern'. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the significance of the rainbow pattern on dermoscopy as a diagnostic feature in(More)
BACKGROUND Kaposi's sarcoma is a vascular tumour characterized by a proliferation of spindle cells and endothelial cells to form closely arranged slit-like vascular spaces. Currently, the definitive diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma relies on histology. The dermoscopic features of Kaposi's sarcoma are not clearly defined in the scientific literature. (More)
Inverted follicular keratosis (IFK) is a benign skin lesion that typically presents as an asymptomatic, solitary nodule on the face of middle-aged and older individuals. IFK may mimic malignant lesions, especially squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), both clinically and pathologically. We report a 35-year-old male patient who had an exophytic nodule with(More)
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