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Section: Wound Care Category: Wound Care

Keratoses and Carcinomas

Steve McClain, MA

Steve McClain, MD discusses keratoses as early epithelial neoplasms. Dr McClain also helps to identify the clinical correlation of solar keratoses with the differential diagnosis of squamous cell carcinomas, how prognosis and level of severities correlates to the stage of carcinoma, as well as the importance of biopsy to properly diagnosis.

Completion (Credits: 1.25) CME (Credits: 1)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Discuss keratoses as early epithelial neoplasms
  2. Identify the clinical correlation of solar keratoses with the differential diagnosis of squamous cell carcinomas.
  3. Describe how prognosis and level of severities correlates to the stage of carcinoma
  4. Recognize the importance of biopsy to proper diagnosis
  5. Understand the goal of early diagnosis with biopsy confirmation, followed by complete excision.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 1.25)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Podiatric Education Online curriculum by the Council of Teaching Hospitals Residency Education Review Committee.

    Release Date: 03/25/2021 Expiration Date: 03/25/2022

  • CME (Credits: 1)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/25/2021 Expiration Date: 03/25/2022

  • Author
  • Steve McClain, MA

    Adjunct Professor Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
    SUNY
    Stony Brook, LI

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    Steve McClain is the owner of McClain Laboratories.