Eight key points about skin cancer

Society has assimilated many myths in reference to skin cancer, so it is important to establish key points for the prevention of this pathology. Dr. GuillĂ©n, an expert in Dermatology, provides eight important points on skin cancer that must be taken into account throughout our lives: Removing a mole makes it bad: removing a mole … Read more

Skin cancer, one of the most aggressive cancers

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the body. There are several types and the most frequent is the basal cell carcinoma which does not cause mortality, and only the malignant melanoma can be qualified as aggressive since being very small as 1 cm can cause metastasis in a vital organ such as the … Read more

How to quickly detect skin abnormalities

Digital dermoscopy, the best technique to check nevi Dermatoscopy or epiluminescence microscopy is a diagnostic imaging technique that allows dermatology specialists to observe melanocytic lesions and other skin tumors non-invasively and much more accurately than other dermatological examinations. The new computerized diagnostic systems make it possible to obtain complete body maps in order to detect … Read more

Acne in Adult Women: Treatment Options

Acne usually subsides after adolescence, but dermatologists are seeing more and more acne in adulthood, especially in women. In 80% of cases it is persistent acne that persists from adolescence. We usually observe two patterns of presentation in adult women: With predominance of comedones, papules (red pimples) and seborrhea (sebaceous hyperplasia). With a predominance of … Read more

The most common skin problems in adolescence

Adolescence is a stage of life that brings about changes both physically and psychologically. On a physical level, hormonal changes occur and secondary sexual traits appear. These hormonal changes can generate skin problems such as: Stretch marks Stretch marks are produced by the breakage of elastic fibers. When they appear they have a reddish-purple color, … Read more

How is skin cancer detected?

Skin cancer can be detected on the basis of a series of signs that alert us to the risk of suffering from the disease. It is important to consult a dermatology specialist. Symptoms of skin cancer Appearance of a wound or lump that does not heal or bleeds. In these cases a biopsy is performed … Read more

6 medical tips to avoid skin blemishes in summer

Summer is here, a time to relax and enjoy the sun. But there is also concern about facial blemishes, which is why it is important to carry out our activities in the sun safely to avoid damage to our skin that could be aggravated in the future. Most common summer spots: lentigines and melasma There … Read more

Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 infection

Covid-19 (an acronym for CoronaVirus Disease) is an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2 (previously referred to as 2019-nCoV). Although the term “SARS” (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) refers to respiratory manifestations, this infection can cause severe multi-organ manifestations and is by no means limited exclusively to pulmonary involvement. As the skin is the … Read more

Mohs Microsurgery

What is Mohs surgery? Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly specialized surgical treatment for skin cancer that provides the highest cure rate compared to traditional techniques. The original Mohs micrographic surgery procedure was developed by Dr. F. Mohs at the University of Wisconsin. The Mohs technique has been refined over time, although in its basic … Read more