Please log in using your Derm101 Email/Username and Password to access the site.

Click here to Login | Subscribe to Derm101 Today!

Page Excerpt:

Initial Evaluation: Squamous Cell Carcinoma Predisposing factors for SCC include precursor lesions (AK (actinic keratosis), BowenÂ’s disease), UV exposure, ionizing radiation, environmental carcinogens (arsenic) , immunosuppression, scars, burns, human papilloma virus (HPV), genodermatoses (xeroderma pigmentosum, albinism). Squamous cell carcinomas of the skin have several key clinical features: Hyperkeratotic, erythematous papules and plaques Have superficial ulceration […]