Nobuyoshi Kageyama, MD
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate:
B.S. Biological Science, University of California, Irvine, 1992
M.D. University of Hawaii, 1996
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship:
Preliminary Internal Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1997
Dermatology, University of Minnesota, 2000
Mohs Surgery/Advanced Dermatologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2001
Treatments offered at North Pacific Dermatology
Most popular answers from Nobuyoshi Kageyama, MD
Well, typically BCCs grow very slowly, but there are occasions when they grow fast. If a person's immune system is compromised (i.e. from medications... READ MORE
Lindsay. Even if it's been there for 11 years, sometimes these BCC don't grow as rapidly. Also the chin is an area that is not as difficult to... READ MORE
Since you're still very worried I would just go to your dermatologist and get the area punch biopsied. If it was a real melanoma it'd be very... READ MORE
It's unusual for a mole to grown that fast. Because of that reason alone I would biopsy that site even though the lesion looks like a benign mole.... READ MORE
I agree with Dr. Ibrahimi. If you were in your late 80's or 90's I would probably suggest radiation therapy, however at your age you need a more... READ MORE
If the lesion is growing that rapidly it may be something else. I would probably call your dermatologist and ask to be seen earlier. Say that it is a... READ MORE
A malignant acrospiroma or eccrine porocarcinoma is a rare tumor. The best way to initially remove the tumor is through Mohs surgery. ... READ MORE
I used to work in DFW. My partner Mary Fleischli is excellent at injecting Botox, Juvederm, etc. She's very popular in the North Dallas area. READ MORE
It all depends on the size, texture, location of the mole. If it is a brown mole, the most effective way of removing it would be to surgically excise... READ MORE
Yes, you have the right to ask the attending physician to do all of the work. I am a Mohs surgeon and there is a steep learning curve in terms of... READ MORE
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