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 Typically […]