Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Central Hyperkeratosis

Picture of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma. A round nodule with central hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin surface with scale/crust, firm and indolent. This lesion cannot be distinguished clinically from keratoacanthoma; it is easily distinguished from nodular BCC because BCC does not develop hyperkeratosis.

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

Article: Carcinoma, Squamous Cell

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Sources: Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond
Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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