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Overlooked adenocarcinoma of the scalp

Elefteriou-Kokolis, Elena, DHSc, PA-C, MPAS, FAAPA; Danielsen, Randy, PhD, PA, DFAAPA; Kokolis, Rodamanthos Nicholas, MD, FACC

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: December 2018 - Volume 31 - Issue 12 - p 27–28
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000545067.78849.80
Case Report

ABSTRACT An apocrine adenocarcinoma of the scalp is a rare diagnosis in internal medicine. The article reviews the pathophysiology of the diagnosis and new, nonsurgical treatment options including radiation therapy and topical chemotherapy treatments.

Elena Elefteriou-Kokolis practices at the Hippocratic Medical Center in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Randy Danielsen is dean and a professor at the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Ariz. Rodamanthos Nicholas Kokolis practices at the Hippocratic Medical Center. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Copyright © 2018 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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