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The Univers Cryo-Combi whole-body cryotherapy device (Oy MJG Univers Ab, Helsinki) consists of two precooling chambers set at-30[degrees] C and-60[degrees] C, where patients remained for a very short time, and a third chamber that reaches -110[degrees] C, where patients remained for 1 to 3 minutes wearing a bathing suit or trunks, with acral parts covered.
Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica involves bilateral psoriasiform cutaneous lesions that initially present on acral surfaces, especially the ears, nose, hands, and feet, spreading centripetally [2, 4, 5].
It has various synonyms, such as acroangiodermatitis of Mali-Kuiper, gravitational purpura, stasis purpura, acral capillary angiomatosis and pseudo Kaposi sarcoma.
This association may be seen in some cases because acral sites are more prone to trauma than the rest of the body.
Another cutaneous finding that constitutes indisputable evidence of a thrombotic vasculopathy is acral noninfiltrated stellar purpura.
At the acral sites such as the fingers and toes, there are many entities involving the dermis and subcutis with spindle cell proliferations of either fibroblastic or fibroblastic/ myofibroblastic lineages.
"I had a rare form of skin cancer called acral melanoma that can either begin on your hands, toenails or feet.
She decided to undergo plastic surgery where she discovered she had acral lentiginous subungual melanoma.
Currently, the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), provided by the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer, distinguishes the in situ forms from invasive ones, recognizing among these four main morphological subtypes: nodular M, superficial spreading M, lentigo maligna M, and acral lentiginous M (3).
Melanoma can develop in the eye (known as uveal melanoma), under the fingernails or on the palms of hands/soles of feet (known as acral melanoma) or from an internal mucosal surface, such as gums, nose or rectum (known as mucosal melanoma).
[9] While melanoma in white individuals is most commonly of the superficial spreading histological subtype and typically affects the trunk in males and the legs in females,191 melanoma in deeply pigmented people is more likely to be the acral lentiginous histological subtype affecting the palms and soles.
Data were collected regarding the following variables: age, sex, location of lesions, duration of disease, mucosal involvement, leukotrichia, existence of koebner phenomenon, family history, prior treatment history, type of lesions (limited, extensive, etc.), existence of lesions on acral areas and bony prominences, size of the lesions, and type of repigmentation (follicular vs.