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Flashcards in Test 3* Deck (10):
1

Actinic keraoses

Premalignant lesions
Small, rough, yellow
Face cheek, temple
May disappear spontaneously or reappear with treatment

2

Squamous cell carcinoma

Indurated- hard and firm
Tends to fixed to underlying tissue
Head, neck, lower lip
METZ with tumors

3

Basal cell carcinoma

Pearly papule with central crater and rolled waxy boarders
Sun exposed areas
METZ is rare

4

Melanoma

Begins as a nevus (mole)
ABCs
Commonly found on upper back and lower leg
Especiallly at birthmarks
Soles of feet and palms of dark skinned people
Rapid METZ, high mortality

5

Melanoma assessment

Asymmetry
Border
Color
Diameter greater than 6 mm
Evolving

6

Cryosurgery

-200 C

7

Curettage and electrodesccation

Scrape away, then electric probe to destroy tissue

8

Moh's surgery

Basal and squamous cell carcinomas

9

Wide excision

Deep skin resection
Removing full-thickness skin

10

Non surgical

Drugs
Topical chemo
Radiation