keratoacanthoma


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Related to keratoacanthoma: squamous cell carcinoma
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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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Keratoacanthomas are epidermal tumors of ambiguous malignant potential.
Pattee SF, Silvis NG, Keratoacanthoma developing in sites of previous trauma: a report of two cases and review of the literature.
MUILTIPLE GIANT KERATOACANTHOMAS TREATED WITH SUBCUTANEOUS INTERFERON [alpha]-2A AND ORAL ISOTRETINOIN.
Intraepidermal elastic fibers and intracytoplasmic glycogen: diagnostic aids in differentiating keratoacanthoma from squamous cell carcinoma.
His work included long-term experiments on chemical carcinogenesis and important studies on the histogenesis and biological behavior of cutaneous tumors that included landmark papers on keratoacanthoma.
Cobimetinib may cause skin cancers (cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma or basal cell carcinoma).
positive by Histologic diagnosis samples nested PCR Papilloma/wart 4 0 (0) Actinic keratosis 7 0 (0) Keratoacanthoma 7 3 (43) Squamous cell carcinoma 6 1 (17) Bowen disease/carcinoma 4 1 (25) Basal cell carcinoma 21 3 (14) Malignant melanoma 12 2 (17) All skin tumors 61 10 (16) Perilesional healthy skin 34 8 (24) * MCPyV, Merkel cell polyomavirus; MCC, Merkel cell carcinoma.