EVOLUTION OF CLINICAL FEATURES OF SKIN CANCER IN THE ELDERLY. CASE REPORT

  • Nicoleta DIMA “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Minela-Aida MARANDUCA “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Ionela Lacramioara SERBAN “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Loredana Liliana HURJUI “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Elena REZUS “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Minerva Codruta BADESCU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Roxana GANCEANU RUSU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Marinela BORGOVAN “Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
  • Andreea CLIM Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
  • C. REZUS “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Abstract

EVOLUTION OF CLINICAL FEATURES OF SKIN CANCER IN THE ELDERLY. CASE REPORT (Abstract): We present the case of an elderly patient with multiple cardiovascular comorbidities diagnosed with Kaposi sarcoma approximately 10 years ago (the patient having postponed the initiation of the therapeutic protocol) which progressed to dilated cardiomyopathy and procoagulant state because of skin cancer. The onco-geriatric patients represent a distinct category, and as they vary widely in their responses to drugs the individualization of therapy is mandatory and requires the adaptation to the clinical status of each patient.

Author Biographies

Nicoleta DIMA, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
IIIrd Medical Clinic

Minela-Aida MARANDUCA, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
IIIrd Medical Clinic

Ionela Lacramioara SERBAN, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine

Loredana Liliana HURJUI, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine

Elena REZUS, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Clinical Rehabilitation Hospital, Iasi
Ist Rheumatology Clinic

Minerva Codruta BADESCU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
IIIrd Medical Clinic

Roxana GANCEANU RUSU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
IIIrd Medical Clinic

Marinela BORGOVAN, “Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi

IInd Medical Clinic

Andreea CLIM, Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi

IIIrd Medical Clinic

C. REZUS, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Iasi
IIIrd Medical Clinic

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Published
2018-10-03
Section
INTERNAL MEDICINE - PEDIATRICS