A review of the history, epidemiology and treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum

@inproceedings{Azike2009ARO,
  title={A review of the history, epidemiology and treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum},
  author={Jerome Emeka Azike},
  booktitle={Rare tumors},
  year={2009}
}
Squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum is a tumor that is of interest for clinical and historical reasons. It was the first cancer linked to occupational exposure when, in 1775, Perivall Pott described it in chimney sweeps in England. Other occupations that had a preponderance of the disease included people who worked with the distillates of coal and men exposed to mineral oil. Currently, the disease is very rare and most cases are thought to result from poor hygiene and chronic irritation… CONTINUE READING

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