Elizabeth Shinall Miller

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Publications (2)3.12 Total impact

  • Stella D. Calobrisi · Eulalia Baselga · Elizabeth Shinall Miller · Nancy B. Esterly
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    ABSTRACT: A 14-year-old adolescent girl presented with a 2-year history of an exquisitely tender, vegetating cheilitis. Because of this, she was unable to drink fluids and was repeatedly hospitalized for dehydration and pain management. Lip and skin biopsies, as well as multiple laboratory studies did not support a definitive diagnosis. After 2 years, a diagnosis of factitial cheilitis was finally established.
    No preview · Article · Jan 1999 · Pediatric Dermatology
  • Elizabeth Shinall Miller · Janet A. Fairley · Marcy Neuburg
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    ABSTRACT: Vulvar basal cell carcinoma is a rare neoplasm that often displays aggressive biologic behavior. Recurrence after simple excision is common, and metastases have been reported. Early diagnosis is essential and rests upon histopathologic examination of biopsy specimens, since the clinical appearance of these neoplasms may be deceptively innocent. A 65-year-old woman was seen with a nonhealing skin lesion on the right vulva. Physical examination revealed a 0.3 X 0.3 cm crusted papule on the right labium majus. A saucerization biopsy was performed. Histopathologic examination of the biopsy specimen revealed basal cell carcinoma. The patient underwent Mohs micrographic excision of the tumor, the total extent of which measured 0.9 X 1.8 cm. Vulvar basal cell carcinoma is a rare but important consideration in the differential diagnosis of cutaneous vulvar lesions. Accurate diagnosis depends upon a high index of suspicion, biopsy, and histopathologic examination. Mohs micrographic excision is the treatment of choice.
    No preview · Article · Apr 1997 · Dermatologic Surgery

Publication Stats

25 Citations
3.12 Total Impact Points


  • 1997-1999
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
      • Department of Dermatology
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States