Authors: Raphaela Martina C. Pineda, MD, Maria Jasmin J. Jamora, MD, FPDS
Introduction: Keratoacanthoma is a rapidly growing hyperkeratotic tumor usually associated with sun exposure. The most common of which is the solitary keratoacanthoma. We present a case of a solitary Keratoacanthoma on the dorsal aspect of the right foot.
Case summary: A 73-year-old Filipino male presented with 4-month history of swiftly growing dome shaped, hyperkeratotic nodule on the dorsal aspect of the right foot. A sample lesion was biopsied. Histopathology was done which yielded results consistent with Keratoacanthoma.
Conclusion: Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of Keratoacanthoma. Histopathological examination may be a challenge when it comes to differentiating Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ and Keratoacanthoma. However, proper evaluation and clinical correlation should be done to prevent missing the diagnosis and ensure proper management.
Authors: Katrina Carmela M. Belen, MD, DPDS, Jasmin J.Jamora, MD, FPDS , Ma. Cecilia P. Ingente MD, DPDSAbstractBackground: Dermoscopy, a non-invasive diagnostic tool, has been proven to improve the diagnostic accuracy of vascular tumors since it can aid in...
A randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the safety and efficacy of virgin coconut (Cocos nucifera l.) oil against 1% hydrocortisone lotion as an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic preparation for mosquito reactions
Authors: Uy, Veronica S, MD; Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS; Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS; Mary Catherine T. Galang, MD; Mohammad Yoga A. Waskito, MD; Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS Abstract Background: Virgin coconut oil (VCO) has been reported...
Primary Cutaneous Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (PC-ALCL) is a rare Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) representing approximately 9% of all cutaneous lymphomas.3 It usually manifests as a slow-growing, solitary tumor which has a tendency to regress spontaneously. However, metastasis is reported in 5-10% of cases.