keratoacanthoma


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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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A case of cutaneous horn originating from keratoacanthoma. Ann Dermatol.2011;23:89-91.4.
There are several types of keratoacanthoma, but solitary keratoacanthoma remains the most common.
Subungual epidermoid carcinoma and keratoacanthoma. Cancer 1970; 25:141-52.
Although they grow slowly, they occasionally demonstrate rapid growth and may resemble keratoacanthoma. They can rarely undergo malignant transformation into pilomatrix carcinoma.
Neoplastic: Basal cell epithelioma, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, keratoacanthoma.
Cutaneous horn has been noticed on top of many clinical conditions like keratoacanthoma, actinic keratosis, wart, molluscum contagiosum, seborrheic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma.
A 38-case retrospective study and literature review concluded that intralesional MTX is a beneficial nonsurgical treatment option for keratoacanthoma. Resolution occurred in 92% of cases, after a mean of 2.1 injections at a mean of 18 days apart.
The overview of the available data is based on the results of an electronic literature research that was conducted on the Medline and Scopus databases through April 2018 using various combinations of the primary keyword galectins with relevant terms, the most important of which were keratinocytes, Langerhans cells, Merkel cells, melanocytes, lymphocytes, macrophages, skin, human adult epidermis, human embryonic epidermis, keratinization, infection, inflammation, immune response, cutaneous angiogenesis, melanoma, cutaneous neoplasms, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma, actinic keratosis, xanthoma, nevi, Bowen's disease, tumor invasion, and metastasis.
Melanocytic nevus was the leading diagnose among benign tumors (10 patients) that was followed by keratoacanthoma (2 patients).
(4) Clinically, PMA is characterized by an indolent course of a slow growing tan, gray to reddish in color, painless papillomatous, nodular or pedunculated lesion, and is often misdiagnosed as a simple cyst, chalazion, nevus or keratoacanthoma. At times, the tumor presents with ulceration, encrustation and brownish discoloration, which leads to an overt clinical diagnosis of melanoma, basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma.
epithelial dysplasia, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, keratoacanthoma, glandular cheilitis, herpes labialis, discoid lupus erythematosus, etc.