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Expression profiling of white sponge nevus by RNA sequencing revealed ...
White sponge nevus (WSN) is a rare periodontal hereditary disease. To date, almost all WSN studies have focused on case reports or mutation reports. Thus, the mechanism behind WSN is still unclear. We investigated the pathogenesis of WSN using ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Wed, 10 Jun 2015 05:11

Ask Doctor K: Checklist to detect melanoma
Often, these melanocytes are part of a pigmented spot on the skin called a mole (the medical term is “nevus”) that is not cancerous. However, the melanocytes in the nevus can start to turn cancerous. That changes the appearance of the pigmented spot on ...
The Spokesman Review - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:56

How Common Is a Subsequent Keratinocyte Carcinoma Diagnosis?
To this end, Wehner and colleagues did a prospective observational cohort study of 1426 patients with a newly diagnosed KC, then excluded all those with immunocompromise or basal cell nevus syndrome, both strong independent risk factors for multiple ...
Medscape - Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:18



Case Challenge: Is This Just Another Pigmented Lesion?
The patient is a 22-year-old man with dysplastic nevus syndrome. He has had multiple nevi excised over the past 2 years because of irregular appearance. Today he presents with an irregularly pigmented growth with a pedunculated type stalk, located just ...
Medscape - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:15



Glory Up Ahead: A Mother and Her Son Navigate Pediatric Melanoma
Holly told Andrew's dermatologist, “I don't even notice Andrew growing, yet I notice this mole growing.” Given the mole's seemingly benign appearance, the doctor was initially dismissive. It looked like an atypical spitz nevus, an uncommon but benign ...
EmpowHer - Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:34



Melanoma May Be More Dangerous When It's Not Associated With Moles On Skin
... to six weeks,” Polsky told Live Science. Source: Cymerman R, Wang K, Murzaku E, et al. De novo versus nevus-associated melanomas: Differences in associations with prognostic indicators and survival. At The 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. 2015. Comment.
Medical Daily - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:47



Osteo3d Helps Doctors in India Correct Orbital Hypertelorism with 3D Printed ...
It can be due to abnormal development of the bones of the forehead and the base of the skull, can occur due to premature fusion of the bony plates of the skull, or can be caused by a variety of syndromes, such as Edwards, duplication, basal cell nevus, ...
3DPrint.com - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:05



Skin cancer: An epidemic or case of better diagnosis?
An atypical mole, or dysplastic nevus, is a precancerous condition of the skin that is more likely than ordinary moles to develop into melanoma, the society says. Glusac's argument against a melanoma epidemic rests largely on a study by Dr. H. Gilbert ...
Vancouver Sun - Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:37

Moles or Melanoma?
Carthage Press - Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:26


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