Fact Sheet Library

Drummoyne Dermatology has assembled a collection of useful fact sheets and treatment instruction sheets for our patients. These include ones on Self Examination for Skin Cancer, Vitamin D, Melanoma, Skin Cancer and Wart Treatment.

Below you will find a short description that links to a full article which you can then review, print or save as a pdf for future reference or use.

Actinic Keratoses (SunSpots, Solar Keratosis)

Sunspots are a pre-cancerous lesion, if not treated some will develop into a Squamous cell carcinoma… Read More

Aldara Instructions for BCC’s

Wait until the BIOPSY site has completely healed before starting Aldara… Read More

Aldara Instructions for Bowen’s disease

Wait until the BIOPSY site has completely healed before starting Aldara… Read More

Atopic dermatitis/eczema

This condition is sometimes called infantile eczema or baby eczema, although these terms are inappropriate since the condition can begin after infancy and can certainly be a problem in later childhood and even in adult life… Read More

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

BCC’s are the most common and least dangerous skin cancer… Read More

Bowen’s Disease

is also called Squamous cell carcinoma in situ, an early type of SCC which has not spread beyond the epidermis (first layer of skin)… Read More

Efudix Instructions for Actinic keratosis

View our Efudix fact sheet 

Efudix Instructions for Bowen’s disease

View our Efudix fact sheet 

Melanoma

this is one of the least common but one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer… Read More

Solar Keratoses (‘SunSpots’ or Actinic keratosis)

Sunspots are a pre-cancerous lesion, if not treated some will develop into a Squamous cell carcinoma… Read More

Self Examination

Check your moles and spots.. Download the America Academy of Dermatology body mole map to document your self-examination… Read More

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

SCC’s are the second commonest skin cancer… Read More

UVB Phototherapy

Narrowband UVB is now the most common form of phototherapy used to treat skin diseases. This range of UV radiation has proved to be the most beneficial component of natural sunlight for psoriasis. Narrowband UVB may also be used in the treatment of many other skin conditions… Read More

Vitamin D

The sun is both the major cause of skin cancer and the best source of vitamin D. In Australia, we need to balance the risk of skin cancer from too much sun exposure with maintaining adequate vitamin D levels… Download How Much Is Enough PDF

Warts on the hands or feet

Warts in these areas can be treated can be treated by a variety of measures including cryotherapy, Duofilm, DCP, Formalin soaks, Uptons paste … see attached sheet on instructions for treatment with Duofilm extra strength gel… Read More
 

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