Keratoses and Carcinomas
Steve McClain, MD
Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
SUNY Stonybrook University Hospital
Stony Brook, LI
Owner McClain Laboratories
Keratoses are a growth of cornified cells on skin or on mucous membranes stemming from early neoplastic transformation of squamous and basaloid keratinocytes.
During this Webinar Dr McClain will discuss the causes, complications, and treatment of keratoses. He will also discuss the relationship between keratoses and carcinomas as seen through biopsy and proper diagnosis.
- Discuss keratoses as early epithelial neoplasms
- Identify the clinical correlation of solar keratoses with the differential diagnosis of squamous cell carcinomas
- Describe how prognosis and level of severities correlates to the stage of carcinoma
- Recognize the importance of biopsy to proper diagnosis
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