Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a multiple verrucous epidermal nevus

Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a multiple verrucous epidermal nevus

Author Yarak, Samira Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Siqueira Machado, Taila Yuri Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ogawa, Marilia Marufuji Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
da Silva Almeida, Mirian Luzia Google Scholar
Simoes e Silva Enokihara, Milvia Maria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Porro, Adriana Maria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Abstract Verrucous epidermal nevi are hamartomatous lesions of the epidermis that, unlike other epidermal nevi (such as sebaceous nevus or nevus comedonicus), are rarely associated with malignant neoplasms. The majority of squamous cell carcinoma develop in linear or multiple epidermal nevus and rarely in solitary epidermal nevus. In general, the prognosis is favorable. We report a case of well-differentiated invasive squamous cell carcinoma arising from a multiple verrucous epidermal nevus. Although there is no consensus on prophylactic removal of epidermal nevus, its removal and biopsy should be considered if changes occur.
Keywords Carcinoma squamous cell
Nevus
Hamartoma
Skin neoplasms
Language English
Date 2016
Published in Anais Brasileiros De Dermatologia. Rio De Janeiro Rj, v. 91, n. 5, p. 166-168, 2016.
ISSN 0365-0596 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Soc Brasileira Dermatologia
Extent 166-168
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/abd1806-4841.20164506
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000396341200052
SciELO ID S0365-05962016001100166 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/50981

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