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1. Video education to improve recognition of common benign and malignant cutaneous lesions and skin cancer prevention in the public (PubMed)

%), and seborrheic keratosis (91%). There was a nominal trend toward higher scores in people who preferred video learning, had no history of skin cancer, and were older than 60 years of age.In this study, we found that a brief, plain-language video was effective at conveying understandable content to help subjects learn to identify common cancerous and benign skin growths while also teaching them strategies to protect against skin cancer. (...) Video education to improve recognition of common benign and malignant cutaneous lesions and skin cancer prevention in the public Although dermatologists strive to provide patient education on sun protection and skin cancer, approximately 90% of Americans have limited health literacy skills. Little has been written about the means to best teach all levels of learners to recognize common benign and malignant skin lesions. Earlier work found that with advancing age, adults were less able

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2017 International journal of women's dermatology

2. Common Benign Skin Growths

Common Benign Skin Growths Common Benign Skin Growths Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Common Benign Skin Growths (...) Common Benign Skin Growths Aka: Common Benign Skin Growths II. Examples Keratocanthoma (or ) s ( ) III. References Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Common Benign Skin Growths." Click on the image (or right click) to open the source website in a new browser window. Related Studies (from Trip Database) Related Topics in Examination About FPnotebook.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary

2018 FP Notebook

3. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Surgical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

prostatic enlargement (BPE). The onset of the enlargement is highly variable as is the growth rate, though a 5% increase in volume has been shown in longitudinal studies of placebo treated patients. 11 Clearly not all men with BPH will develop any evidence of BPE. The prostate gland may cause eventually obstruction at the level of the bladder neck, which in turned is termed benign prostatic obstruction (BPO), assuming a non-cancerous anatomy. It is important to realize that not all men with BPE (...) Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Surgical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Guideline - American Urological Association advertisement Toggle navigation About Us About the AUA Membership AUA Governance Industry Relations Education AUAUniversity Education Products & Resources Normal Histology and Important Histo-anatomic Structures Urinary Bladder Prostate Kidney Renovascular Diseases Andrenal Gland Testis Paratesticular Tumors

2019 American Urological Association

4. Common Benign Skin Growths

Common Benign Skin Growths Common Benign Skin Growths Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Common Benign Skin Growths (...) Common Benign Skin Growths Aka: Common Benign Skin Growths II. Examples Keratocanthoma (or ) s ( ) III. References Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Common Benign Skin Growths." Click on the image (or right click) to open the source website in a new browser window. Related Studies (from Trip Database) Related Topics in Examination About FPnotebook.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary

2015 FP Notebook

5. Overview of skin cancer

Overview of skin cancer Overview of skin cancer - Summary of relevant conditions | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Overview of skin cancer Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: June 2018 Introduction Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. Possible risk factors include exposure to sunlight or UV radiation (e.g., tanning beds), viral infection (e.g., HPV), fair skin type, presence of large numbers or certain types (...) of naevi (moles), exposure to arsenic, immunosuppression, certain genetic conditions (e.g., xeroderma pigmentosum), and family history of skin cancer. Related conditions Condition Description The most common malignancy in the US, Australia, and Europe. Sterry W; European Dermatology Forum Guideline Committee. Guidelines: the management of basal cell carcinoma. Eur J Dermatol. 2006 Spet-Oct;16(5):467-75. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17101465?tool=bestpractice.com It typically presents as pearly

2018 BMJ Best Practice

6. Activating FGFR3 mutations cause mild hyperplasia in human skin, but are insufficient to drive benign or malignant skin tumors (PubMed)

Activating FGFR3 mutations cause mild hyperplasia in human skin, but are insufficient to drive benign or malignant skin tumors Fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) activating mutations are drivers of malignancy in several human tissues, including bladder, lung, cervix, and blood. However, in skin, these mutations are associated predominantly with benign, common epidermal growths called seborrheic keratoses (SKs). How epidermis resists FGFR3 mediated transformation is unclear (...) , but previous studies have suggested that FGFR3 activation in skin keratinocytes may serve a tumor-suppressive role by driving differentiation and antagonizing Ras signaling. To define the role of FGFR3 in human normal and neoplastic epidermis, and to directly test the hypothesis that FGFR3 antagonizes Ras, we engineered human skin grafts in vivo with mutant active FGFR3 or shRNA FGFR3 knockdown. We show that FGFR3 active mutants drive mild hyperproliferation, but are insufficient to support benign

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2014 Cell Cycle

7. Skin, Benign Skin Lesions

to the physical characteristics of the lesion, the patient’s demographics, presence of associated symptoms, related systemic disorders, and location and growth patterns of the lesion all give clues to adequately diagnose and treat. The accurate diagnosis of any skin lesions can be made by histologic examination of a skin biopsy. However, clinicians must gain the clinical acumen to correctly identify common benign skin lesions and to distinguish those skin conditions that do need a biopsy and possible further (...) treatment. The image below demonstrates a common benign skin lesion algorithm. Common benign skin lesion algorithm. (Concept and original organization courtesy of Scott Bangs, MD, Owatonna Clinic - Mayo Health System) Initially, benign lesions must be differentiated from malignant lesions. This is best done by being familiar with characteristics of common malignant lesions. The clinician should try to categorize any skin lesion as one of the following: most likely benign, most likely malignant

2014 eMedicine Surgery

8. Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

that describe the evidence on each topic. Inheritance and Risk More than 100 types of tumors are clinically apparent on the skin; many are known to have familial and/or inherited components, either in isolation or as part of a syndrome with other features. and , which are known collectively as nonmelanoma skin cancer, are two of the most common malignancies in the United States and are often caused by sun exposure, although several hereditary syndromes and genes are also associated with an increased risk (...) of developing these cancers. is less common than nonmelanoma skin cancer, but 5% to 10% of all melanomas arise in multiple-case families and may be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. Associated Genes and Syndromes Several genes and hereditary syndromes are associated with the development of skin cancer. (BCNS, caused by pathogenic variants in and ) is associated with an increased risk of BCC, while syndromes such as , , , and are associated with an increased risk of SCC. The major tumor suppressor

2018 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

9. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

. Consistency : N/A. External Validity : Poor. Harms Based on fair, though unquantified evidence, visual examination of the skin in asymptomatic individuals may lead to adverse consequences. These include complications of diagnostic or treatment interventions (such as poor cosmetic or functional outcomes) and the psychological effects of being labeled with a potentially fatal disease. Other harmful consequences are overdiagnosis, leading to the detection of biologically benign disease that would otherwise (...) go undetected, and the possibility of misdiagnosis of a benign lesion as malignant. Magnitude of Effect : Unknown. Study Design : Case series, ecologic studies. Internal Validity : Fair. Consistency : Fair. External Validity : Fair. Description of the Evidence Incidence and Mortality There are three main types of skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma (together with basal cell carcinoma, this is referred to as nonmelanoma skin cancer). Melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma

2018 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

10. Local Control, Quality of Life and Toxicities in Adults With Benign or Indolent Brain Tumors Undergoing Proton Radiation Therapy

, Layout table for eligibility information Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult) Sexes Eligible for Study: All Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No Criteria Inclusion Criteria: Biopsy-proven benign or malignant brain tumor requiring tumor bed or tumor irradiation. This may include, but is not limited to, low-grade or favorable high-grade glioma, pituitary adenoma, vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma), and meningioma as the most common diagnoses. Other tumor types that require (...) Local Control, Quality of Life and Toxicities in Adults With Benign or Indolent Brain Tumors Undergoing Proton Radiation Therapy Local Control, Quality of Life and Toxicities in Adults With Benign or Indolent Brain Tumors Undergoing Proton Radiation Therapy - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have

2017 Clinical Trials

11. Nodular skin lesions: correlation of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features. (PubMed)

Nodular skin lesions: correlation of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features. Nodular lesions have a common clinical appearance but very different prognostic implications. The differential diagnosis between malignant and benign nodular lesions is a challenge in everyday clinical practice. The malignant melanoma (MM) nodular variant expresses a vertical phase of growth and often has relatively high Breslow indexes1,2 , so a timely correct diagnosis (...) is crucial for correct lesion management. Conversely, non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) rarely impacts on patient mortality and is most frequently observed in the form of a basal cell carcinoma (BCC), a locally aggressive, low-grade neoplasia, prevalent among sun-damaged elders3,4 .© 2019 European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

2019 Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

12. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

likely to metastasize and have a better prognosis than those that develop de novo, or on non–sun-exposed skin.[ ] SCCs are composed of keratinizing cells. These tumors are more aggressive than BCCs and have a range of growth, invasive, and metastatic potential. Prognosis is associated with the degree of differentiation, and tumor grade is reported as part of the staging system.[ ] A four-grade system (G1–G4) is most common, but two- and three-grade systems may also be used. Mutations in the PTCH1 (...) is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). General Information About Skin Cancer There are three main types of skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Melanoma. BCC and SCC are the most common forms

2017 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

13. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

is more important than cumulative sun exposure;[ ] such exposures during childhood or adolescence may be particularly important.[ ] Nonmodifiable host factors, such as a large number of benign melanocytic nevi and atypical nevi may also increase the risk of developing cutaneous melanoma.[ ] Factors Associated With an Increased Risk of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Sun and ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure Based on solid evidence, sun and UV radiation exposure are associated with an increased risk of SCC (...) : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008, pp 1863-87. Description of the Evidence Incidence and Mortality There are three main types of skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which together with BCC is referred to as nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC). Melanoma. BCC and SCC are the most common forms of skin cancer but have substantially better prognoses than the less common, generally more aggressive, melanoma. NMSC is the most commonly occurring cancer in the United States. Its

2017 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

14. Palliative care - malignant skin ulcer

intervention). Principles of management of common complications in primary care include: Pain — identifying and treating the cause where possible, using appropriate analgesia, and ensuring the use of breakthrough analgesia before dressing changes if required. Infection — taking a swab and using an appropriate antibiotic if indicated. Bleeding — using gentle pressure for mild bleeding or seeking specialist advice for heavier bleeding as appropriate. Exudate — protecting the surrounding skin and seeking (...) [ ; ; ; ]. Organisms commonly causing odour include anaerobes (for example Bacteroides , Clostridium , Fusobacterium, and anaerobic cocci) and aerobes (for example Proteus , Pseudomonas , and Klebsiella ) [ ; ; ]. Odour can induce nausea resulting in reduced appetite, weight loss, reduced healing, and lethargy [ ]. Itch: There may be no obvious cause, and it is thought to be related to tumour growth [ ; ]. Psychosocial problems: The psychological effects of a malignant skin ulcer include depression, anxiety, low

2017 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

15. Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: 2014 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America | Clinical Infectious Diseases | Oxford Academic Search Account Menu Menu Navbar (...) Search Filter Mobile Microsite Search Term Close search filter search input Article Navigation Close mobile search navigation Article navigation 15 July 2014 Article Contents Article Navigation Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: 2014 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Dennis L. Stevens 1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Veterans Affairs, Boise, Idaho Search for other works by this author on: Alan L. Bisno 2Medical

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2014 Infectious Diseases Society of America

16. Noninvasive, label-free, three-dimensional imaging of melanoma with confocal photothermal microscopy: Differentiate malignant melanoma from benign tumor tissue (PubMed)

Noninvasive, label-free, three-dimensional imaging of melanoma with confocal photothermal microscopy: Differentiate malignant melanoma from benign tumor tissue Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers. Melanoma accounts for less than 2% of skin cancer cases but causes a large majority of skin cancer deaths. Early detection of malignant melanoma remains the key factor in saving lives. However, the melanoma diagnosis is still clinically challenging. Here, we developed a confocal photothermal (...) microscope for noninvasive, label-free, three-dimensional imaging of melanoma. The axial resolution of confocal photothermal microscope is ~3 times higher than that of commonly used photothermal microscope. Three-dimensional microscopic distribution of melanin in pigmented lesions of mouse skin is obtained directly with this setup. Classic morphometric and fractal analysis of sixteen 3D images (eight for benign melanoma and eight for malignant) showed a capability of pathology of melanoma: melanin

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2016 Scientific reports

17. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (...) Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Aka: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia , Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy , Prostatic Hyperplasia , BPH From Related Chapters II. Epidemiology of BPH increases with age Men aged 60 years: 50% Men aged 80 years: 88% of symptomatic onset is related to ethnicity African american men: onset at age 60 years Caucasian men: onset at age 65 years III. Pathophysiology size increases with age Birth: few grams Age 20 to 55 years: 20-30 ml volume (normal) Age over 55 years: Increased growth

2018 FP Notebook

18. Common Breast Problems

of cancer death in women. About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Although breast cancer is the most common malignancy of women in the United States, the majority of breast disorders are benign. In a population-based study of HMO patients in a primary care setting found over a 10 year period of time, 16% of female patients over 40 presented with a breast symptom. The most common complaint was pain, followed by palpable mass. Overall, the incidence (...) specialist to avoid the risk of losing the patient to follow up. One of the most common mistakes, and the cause of the largest number of malpractice suits regarding breast cancer diagnosis, results when a falsely negative mammogram and a clinician fails to reexamine after negative diagnostic imaging. If the follow up exam is clinically suspicious, referral should occur. Inflammation and other skin changes. Signs of breast inflammation include erythematous and/or edematous or thickened skin

2013 University of Michigan Health System

19. Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

that describe the evidence on each topic. Inheritance and Risk More than 100 types of tumors are clinically apparent on the skin; many are known to have familial and/or inherited components, either in isolation or as part of a syndrome with other features. and , which are known collectively as nonmelanoma skin cancer, are two of the most common malignancies in the United States and are often caused by sun exposure, although several hereditary syndromes and genes are also associated with an increased risk (...) of developing these cancers. is less common than nonmelanoma skin cancer, but 5% to 10% of all melanomas arise in multiple-case families and may be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. Associated Genes and Syndromes Several genes and hereditary syndromes are associated with the development of skin cancer. (BCNS, caused by pathogenic variants in and ) is associated with an increased risk of BCC, while syndromes such as , , , and are associated with an increased risk of SCC. The major tumor suppressor

2016 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

20. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

likely to metastasize and have a better prognosis than those that develop de novo, or on non–sun-exposed skin.[ ] SCCs are composed of keratinizing cells. These tumors are more aggressive than BCCs and have a range of growth, invasive, and metastatic potential. Prognosis is associated with the degree of differentiation, and tumor grade is reported as part of the staging system.[ ] A four-grade system (G1–G4) is most common, but two- and three-grade systems may also be used. Mutations in the PTCH1 (...) is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). General Information About Skin Cancer There are three main types of skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Melanoma. BCC and SCC are the most common forms

2016 PDQ - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database

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