Photodynamic therapy by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Photodynamic therapy destroys cancerous and precancerous skin cells with a combination of bright light that sensitive to light. In the end of the treatment the cancer cells are destroyed and the result is a healthy skin.
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Alternative treatment of benign skin tumor without surgery. by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou In the case below, a keratoacanthoma is observed on the upper limbs which within 10 days has tripled in size. The treatment for keratoacanthoma are Surgical removal and cryotherapy. We choose cryotherapy because is the most painless treatment for [...]
Nail Clubbing by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Nail Clubbing What is nail clubbing ? Nail clubbing refers to specific changes in the fingers and toes that result from an underlying condition. These changes may include: Widening and increased convexity in the nails Reduction of the onychophalangeal angle Downward curvature of the nails [...]
Sweet syndrome by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Sweet's syndrome is characterized by sudden onset of fever, leukocytosis, and tender, raised, erythematous, and well-circumscribed papules and plaques, histologically composed of neutrophilic infiltrates. Sweet's syndrome primarily affects adults and occurs three times more frequently in women than in men. The lesions may have a [...]
Cat scratch disease by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Cat scratch disease It is more often observed in the autumn and winter months and in areas with humid climates. Cats under one year of age and especially strays have a greater degree of bacteremia and higher levels of antibodies against B. henselae. Transmission [...]
Actinic Keratosis by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Actinic Keratosis Actinic keratosis is called actinic or solar keratosis because it is due to the effect of solar radiation on the skin. Initially, they appear as very small plaques that grow slowly and we feel them more than we see them. They appear in [...]
Halo Nevus by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou Suddenly there appears, on the body, an olive tree surrounded by white skin. It is a melanocytic nevus (olive) that has the form of a gray spot or papule, surrounded by a hypopigmented halo, that is, it is an olive, which becomes whiter at [...]
Bullous pemphigoid It is a disease that occurs mainly in elderly people and is characterized by the presence of large tense papules on the surface of an erythematous rash but also on healthy skin. Precipitating factors are UVB or UVA ultraviolet radiation as well as medication It coexists with other autoimmune diseases and is [...]
Keloid scars Keloid scars appear as stable nodules and generally do not subside. Patients also often report itching and pain. The most affected areas are: the chest, shoulders, upper back, back of the neck, cheeks and ear lobes mainly after a hole in the ear.There are various treatment methods, such as surgical resection, intravenous infusion [...]