SKIN AND SKIN TUMORS
To skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects us against heat and light, injury and infection. Regulates body temperature and stores water, fat and vitamin D. The weight is about 2.5 kg.
It consists of two main layers:
external, called epidermis and
internal, called the dermis.
In everyday outer surgical clinic, we come very regularly faced with numerous incidents involving skin disorders. These patients often anxious and panicky, asking if each nodule or "olive" observed in their body is cancer (?!) Or not; The concern of course is not unreasonable, kath'oti research conducted in America have shown that 40-50% of Americans who reach the age of 65 yrs, will develop skin cancer!
Various lesions or lesions can grow on the skin. Some of them are relatives (such as epidermal hamartomas), others are acquired (such as seborrheic keratoses). These lesions from different cell types that form the building blocks of the skin and are epithelial, mesenchymal, vascular, neuroendocrine, muscle or neurogenic differentiation. The most part these lesions are benign, sometimes resulting problem, however, the differential diagnosis of malignant or premalignant lesions.
In these cases, the correct diagnosis is made only by histological examination of the lesion and this is the main reason that the majority of these lesions treated primarily by surgical removal.
According to the origin and characteristics of the lesions were classified into
benign tumors and
Of the benign tumors will look at the most common include:
smigmatogonnes the cysts and the very common problem of new mostly ages
cysts coccyx, while
Of the malignant tumors will look at:
the squamous cell skin cancer
the basal skin cancer, as well as