By Myron Bodman, DPM
Acral lentiginous melanoma can be a particularly challenging condition, which reportedly has a staggering misdiagnosis rate between 25 to 36 percent. This author discusses the etiology of the condition, reviews key diagnostic clues and advocates the benefits of dermoscopy for earlier diagnosis.
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By Michael Gazes, DPM, MPH, Amber Morra, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Collagen-based products reportedly promote increased fibroblast proliferation and inhibit excessive matrix metalloproteinases in addition to other benefits for diabetic foot ulcerations. With this in mind, these authors take a closer look at the research on collagen modalities, comparing various established and emerging options.
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By Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS, Jessica Knight, DPM, and Emily Pugh, DPM
Emphasizing thorough preoperative diagnosis and planning, these authors review principles to classifying cavus foot deformities and offer step-by-step surgical pearls for achieving acute and gradual correction.
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