In this quiz, Kaivon Sobhani, B.S., and, Eve Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D., FAAD, address dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), keloids, hypertrophic scars and dermatofibromas.
Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)
Studies have shown that melanoma incidence rates among non-Hispanic whites have been rising in recent years, which is true ― to a degree, according to a research letter published in March in JAMA Dermatology. The rates are indeed rising for those younger than 15 years old and older than 45 years old. However, the analysis highlights a big dip in melanoma cases for those between 15-44 years.
Cutaneous papillomavirus (PV) infection plays a key role in the development of non-melanoma skin cancer, German researchers have found.