Article of the Month 12 04-SCC

From dermoscopedia

Month

December

Article

Actinic keratosis / Bowens's disease / Squamous cell carcinoma

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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common cutaneous malignancy after Basal Cell Carcinoma with an increasing incidence worldwide. It usually arises on sun-exposed areas of the skin, such as scalp, face, neck, forearms and dorsal hands[1].

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