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Noun1.keratoacanthoma - skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
acanthoma, skin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
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The histological changes without the visualization of the organism may prompt an erroneous diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma or keratoacanthoma.
Treatment of giant keratoacanthoma with intralesional 5-fluorouracil.
Their study identified seven cases of cutaneous SCC and two cases of SCC keratoacanthoma, including two cases of focal squamous atypia and three cases of actinic keratosis, with a mean time to development of 9.
The following histopathologic diagnoses were included: malignant melanoma, basal-cell carcinoma, squamous-cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma, Merkel-cell carcinoma, apocrine carcinoma and variants, eccrine carcinoma and variants, sebaceous carcinoma, and trichocarcinoma and variants.
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) or avian keratoacanthoma is a neoplastic skin lesion of unknown etiology that has been well described in birds.
In other studies, MCPyV DNA was detected in 13% of squamous cell carcinomas and only in 1 keratoacanthoma of 156 non-melanoma skin cancers (4,6).
Proposed subtypes for this category include signet-ring and clear cell SCC; pigmented, papillary, and follicular SCC; SCC arising in adnexal cysts; and possibly keratoacanthoma.
Squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma of the lower lip associated with "Goza" and "Shisha" smoking.
Based on physical examination findings, the differential diagnosis of chondrodermatitis chronica nodularis helicis includes basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma, and polychondritis secondary to an autoimmune disease.
James Jauchem wrote in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology of "Calamity on Meadow Street" that "in addition to brain tumors, Brodeur seemed to blame exposure to EMF for the following ailments: Osgood Schlatter syndrome [a disease affecting the tendons of the kneecaps], ganglion and keratinous cysts [small pockets of fluid resulting from inflammation], scoliosis and other spinal deformities, parotid gland inflammation, hypospadias [an abnormality of the penis in which the urethra opens underneath], heart defects, lipodystrophy [a fatty tissue disease], glomerulonephritis [a kidney disorder], strep throat, fever, dark brown urine, pain and swelling in the eyes, swelling of the face, arm numbness, severe headaches, and keratoacanthoma [a disease of the eyes].
The second type of skin tumor common to elkhounds is called keratoacanthoma.