Posts Tagged ‘carcinome spinocellulaire’

Skin Cancer and Organ Transplants: Is There A Connection? (For Professionals)

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Skin Cancer and Organ Transplants:  Is There A Connection? (For Professionals) Everyone has probably heard something about skin cancer and organ transplantation, but do these two separate entities have a connection with each other? To find out whether indeed, one has a possibility of getting skin cancer when one has undergone organ transplantation, let us […]

Skin lesions in Crohn’s disease (for professionals)

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the digestive tract. It is clinically characterized by abdominal pain, bloody stools…Histologically, structures called granulomas are found in the inflammatory affected areas. We are interested in the skin problems which can be associated with this condition because we have observed therapeutical […]

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

Monday, February 1st, 2010

This presents as a firm irregular fleshy growth usually on sun exposed skin. The growth can increase rapidly in size giving rise to a large lump which may sometimes break down to form an ulcer. If untreated, the cancer may spread to the surrounding lymph glands. SCC usually appears in elderly patients. Chronic sun exposure […]

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