Many general practitioners and dermatologists have reported an increased incidence of severe hand eczema during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Severe disease with Kawasaki-like symptoms in children has shown a possible association with COVID-19.

We have seen quite a few interesting results within Merkel cell carcinomas (MCC) patient treatment. New data consolidate the rationale for including immunotherapy as part of standard treatment for patients with MCCs.

X-ray, UVB light, HPV apoptosis inhibition and reduced immunosurveillance can cause NMSC. Also, hereditary disease genes, a number of genotypical and phenotypical traits as well as sunbathing practices, including tanning beds, can increase the risk of cancer.

Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC)

Limited exposure to ultraviolet radiation is of the utmost importance to reduce the risk of NMSC. Although surgical intervention remains the standard treatment for NMSC, other treatment modalities have been studied and widely used.

The costs of treatment associated with BCCs place a heavy burden on both the patients and the healthcare system. Early and appropriate treatment will make a major contribution to reducing this burden.

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Dermatologi

Nr. 1 • mars 2020
Årgång 11
  • Malignt melanom
  • Atopisk dermatit
  • Allergi

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