Flashcards in Pathology Skin & Tumour Cancer Deck (19)
causes of skin cancer?
solar keratosis looks how?
disorganization of cells
squamous cell carcinoma in situ called what?
what virus causes skin tumours?
BCC aggressive? metastatic?
Not metastatic usually
which BCC is mroe aggressive?
who is at more risk for metastatic SCC?
where is SCC worse prognosis?
where does SCC spread to?
what is a keratoacanthoma? growth? looks how?
grows rapidly (6 weeks)
crater filled with keratin
can spontaneously regress
why keratoacanthoma important to know?
SCC can mimic it
freckles vs. moles
freckles are not raised
how many mitoses are bad in melanoma?
what skin lesions are pigmented and can bleed if caught on something?
probably seborrhoeic keratosis
what best biopsy for a small/medium lesion?
something that's raised and pigmented, doesn't invade and above the epidermis is what?
how to tell if haemangioma clinically?
try to blanch it because it is vascular
multiple naevi called?
familial dysplastic naevus syndrome