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Update on non-melanoma skin cancer and the value of dermoscopy in its diagnosis and treatment monitoring.
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PMID:  23617346     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Dermoscopy has become an integrative part of the clinical examination of skin tumors. This is because it significantly improves the early diagnosis of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) including basal cell carcinoma and keratinocyte skin cancer compared with the unaided eye. Besides its value in the noninvasive diagnosis of skin cancer, dermoscopy has also gained increased interest in the management of NMSC. Dermoscopy has been used in the preoperative evaluation of tumor margins, monitoring of the outcomes of topical treatments and post-treatment follow-up. This article provides an update on NMSC with special emphasis on dermoscopy in the diagnosis and management of basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, Bowens' disease and squamous cell carcinoma.
Aimilios Lallas; Giuseppe Argenziano; Enrico Zendri; Elvira Moscarella; Caterina Longo; Laura Grenzi; Giovanni Pellacani; Iris Zalaudek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of anticancer therapy     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1744-8328     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Anticancer Ther     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101123358     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Anticancer Ther     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Reggio Emilia, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy.
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