Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Dorsal Hand: An Update and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.

@article{Loh2016BasalCC,
  title={Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Dorsal Hand: An Update and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.},
  author={Tiffany Y Loh and Ashley G. Rubin and Shang I Brian Jiang},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={464-70}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is the primary predisposing factor for basal cell carcinoma (BCC). However, surprisingly, BCCs occur very rarely on the dorsal hand, which is subject to intense sun exposure, and their infrequent presentation in this location suggests that other factors besides UVR may play a role in BCC pathogenesis… CONTINUE READING