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The updated BAD guidelines on squamous cell carcinoma in situ

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ, also know as Bowen’s disease, is an intraepidermal form of skin cancer. Around 3–5% of lesions progress to invasive carcinoma. Lesions typically present as well-demarcated, erythematous hyperkeratotic plaques with an irregular border. Dermoscopy shows the overlying scale and glomeruloid vessels, while histology from a biopsy specimen demonstrates full-thickness epidermal dysplasia.
Dermatology in practice 2015; 21(2): 24–26
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