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1,093 Possible Causes for Scleromalacia Perforans, Skin Biopsy Abnormal

  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum

    Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31. [Medline].[emedicine.com] Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers . 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Actinic Keratosis

    In other circumstances, your dermatologist may choose to biopsy an abnormal lesion to exclude skin cancer.[albergodermatology.com.s208026.gridserver.com] During a skin examination, your dermatologist will identify and potentially treat any suspicious lesions.[albergodermatology.com.s208026.gridserver.com] After the biopsy is performed, the skin sample is sent to a laboratory and processed before very thin slices are cut and placed onto a glass slide.[albergodermatology.com.s208026.gridserver.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Skin Cancer

    Skin biopsy - If needed, all or part of an abnormal-looking growth is cut from the skin.[cancersupportcommunity.org] Based on the appearance of the skin lesion, a doctor may recommend a biopsy, as it can sometimes be difficult to know whether an abnormality is cancer or not based on its[verywellhealth.com] If the abnormal mole or lesion is cancer, the sample of tissue may also be tested for certain gene changes. A biopsy should be done on any abnormal areas of the skin.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Psoriasis

    Summary Background Psoriasis is a common, chronic, relapsing, inflammatory skin disorder. Observational studies suggest an association between psoriasis and the incidence of stroke or myocardial infarction (MI). However, whether psoriasis is an independent risk factor for these two vascular events remains[…][oadoi.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Skin biopsy : All or part of the abnormal-looking growth is cut from the skin and viewed under a microscope by a pathologist to check for signs of cancer.[web.archive.org] Skin exam : An exam of the skin for bumps or spots that look abnormal in color, size, shape, or texture.[cancer.gov] There are four main types of skin biopsies: Shave biopsy : A sterile razor blade is used to “shave-off” the abnormal-looking growth.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    To confirm the diagnosis, a small piece of the abnormal skin (a biopsy), or the whole area (an excision biopsy), will be removed using a local anaesthetic and sent to a pathologist[britishskinfoundation.org.uk] Skin biopsy : All or part of the abnormal-looking growth is cut from the skin and viewed under a microscope by a pathologist to check for signs of cancer.[web.archive.org] If your doctor thinks that the lesion on your skin needs further investigation, you will be referred to a Dermatologist.[britishskinfoundation.org.uk]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Malignant Melanoma

    […] the skin for moles, birthmarks, or other pigmented areas that look abnormal in color, size, shape, or texture.[cancer.gov] If a mole or pigmented area of the skin changes or looks abnormal , the following tests and procedures can help find and diagnose melanoma: Skin exam : A doctor or nurse checks[cancer.gov] Biopsy : A procedure to remove the abnormal tissue and a small amount of normal tissue around it.[cancer.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Malignant Melanoma in Childhood

    Malignant melanoma is a common type of skin cancer. It is usually diagnosed in the elderly patient and rarely encountered in children. Nevertheless, pediatricians should be aware of malignant melanoma in childhood (MMC), a disorder associated with mortality rates of up to 20%. Clinical and histological features have to[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • CDK4-linked Melanoma

    The CDK4 gene encodes for cyclin-dependent kinase 4, an enzyme involved in cell cycle regulation. Germline mutations of the CDK4 gene have been associated with an increased susceptibility to cutaneous malignant melanoma. In this context, the term CDK4-linked melanoma has been defined. Furthermore, the vast majority[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Skin biopsy : excessive ground substance and odd-looking endothelial cells in the dermis ; and later, deposits of collagen. The epidermis is usually atrophic (thinned).[dermnetnz.org] Skin biopsy : excessive ground substance and odd-looking endothelial cells in the dermis ; and later, deposits of collagen . The epidermis is usually atrophic (thinned).[dermnetnz.org] […] blood tests: anaemia, raised sedimentation rate ( ESR ) and C-reactive protein ( CRP ), positive Rheumatoid factor, increased gamma globulins (hypergammaglobulinaemia) and abnormal[dermnetnz.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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