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  • Condition: Reconstruction of a Full-thickness Lateral Alar Defect
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Superiorly Based Folded Nasolabial Flap Without a Cartilage Graft
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes an 85-year-old male patient with a full-thickness lateral alar defect treated with a superiorly-based folded nasolabial flap without cartilage graft.
  • Condition: Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
  • Journal: Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
  • Treatment Used: Topical Imiquimod, 5-Fluorouracil, and Tretinoin
  • Number of Patients: 133
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers.
  • Condition: Facial Reconstructive Surgery Involving Zygoma and Orbit
  • Journal: Journal of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery = Le Journal d'oto-rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale
  • Treatment Used: Composite Submental Flaps
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This case series describes the use of composite submental flaps in patients undergoing facial reconstructive surgery involving the zygoma (cheekbone) and orbit (eye socket).
  • Condition: Facial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Journal: Journal of cancer research and therapeutics
  • Treatment Used: Mohs Surgery Combined with Topical Photodynamic Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 8
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The purpose of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of Mohs surgery in combination with topical photodynamic therapy for facial basal cell carcinoma.
  • Condition: Recurrent Lentigo Maligna Melanoma
  • Journal: Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC
  • Treatment Used: Topical Imiquimod
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The study researched the use of topical imiquimod in a case of recurrent lentigo maligna melanoma.
  • Condition: Desmoplastic Melanoma
  • Journal: Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC
  • Treatment Used: Total Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 60-year-old man diagnosed with desmoplastic melanoma treated with total excision.
  • Condition: Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Journal: Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
  • Treatment Used: Topical Fluorouracil Therapy
  • Number of Patients: NULL
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The study researched the use of topical fluorouracil therapy for residual superficial basal cell carcinoma following Mohs micrographic surgery.
  • Condition: Generalized Granuloma Annulare
  • Journal: Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
  • Treatment Used: Topical Corticosteroids as First-Line Treatment, Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide for Persistent Solitary Lesions
  • Number of Patients: 61
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This study described disease characteristics, treatment outcome and associated diseases in patients treated for granuloma annulare, a chronic noninfectious granulomatous skin condition, with topical corticosteroids as the first-line treatment, and intralesional triamcinolone acetonide for persistent solitary lesions.
  • Condition: Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Journal: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Treatment Used: Surgery vs. Curettage and Imiquimod Cream
  • Number of Patients: 145
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This study compared the use of surgical excision or curettage and imiquimod cream in patients with nodular basal cell carcinoma (nBCC).
  • Condition: Pilomatrix Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Caruncle
  • Journal: Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
  • Treatment Used: Tumor Excision and Bevacizumab Eye Drops
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with pilomatrix carcinoma of the lacrimal caruncle that was treated with a complete tumor excision and bevacizumab eye drops four times a day for three months.
  • Condition: Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC)
  • Journal: Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
  • Treatment Used: Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT)
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study demonstrated the long-term safety and effectiveness of superficial radiation therapy (SRT) in the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC).
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