moles / skin cancer / melanoma

There is probably not a single person without a mole on his skin. It is scientifically proven, that a increased number of moles bears a elevated risk to develope  a malignant melanoma. A thorough examination of preexisting, but also newly developed skin lesions is challenging and takes years of diligent special training to learn. Camera-guided devices for improved follow-up monitorisation of moles (e.g. MicroDERM D120) enhance the diagnostic accuracy of a standard examination.

Long years of sun exposure may lead to chronic sun damage of the skin, which is not only aesthetically bothersome, but also dangerous if not treated appropriately in a timely manner. Other variants of skin cancer such as actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) or squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)  are summarized under the term  „NMSC“ (non-melanoma skin cancer). Various different therapeutic methods can be applied for the adequate treatment of those kinds of skin cancer.

the difference between benign and malignant skin structures:

dermatoscopy

As an important part of a proper dermatologic examination this technique allows „to look into the upper layers of the skin“. Thereby certain diagnostically inportant structures can be observed by which a skin lesion is categorized as „good“ or „bad“.

 

This procedure is absolutely painless and usually take app. 10min depending on the number of moles a person has.

 

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digital dermatoscopy in HD-quality

 

With this more refined technique a camera makes high resolution images in HD-quality (MicroDERM D120) of the various moles and other skin lesions. The advantage of this method is that specific moles can be followed-up and compared over time. Thereby the diagnostic accuracy is enhanced leading to more targeted removals of suspicous moles.

 

Also this procedure is absolutely painless and takes up to 20min depending on the number of moles a person has.

 

simplified illustration:

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  surgical removal

 

  • trained surgical removal of moles is performed after detailled narrative information in the operation room of the Ident.
  • off course i also remove aesthetically unpleasent moles and other skin lesions such as annoying fibroma
  • patients with „non-pigmented skin cancer“ such as basal cell carcinoma (BCC) or squamous cell carcinom (SCC) are also professionally taken care of in my pricate practice
  • the surgical specimen will always be analyzed by a specialist for dermatohisto-pathology providing a written report within app. 1 week
  • it is important for me to inform you about the results of any examinations and further guide you with follow-up consultations

 

 treatment / therapeutic guidance

  • different novel therapeutic concepts can be applied for many kinds of skin cancer
  • i will gladely conduct follow-up examinations, if melanoma has been diagnosed
  • to me it is crucial that my patients are well informed about diagnostic findings as well as involved in any possible step of the therapeutic process

 

Do not hesitate to contact me, if you have questions regarding my medical services: office@ident.wien

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