Major dermatologic malignancies encountered in a teaching hospital surgical department in South Nigeria.

@article{Asuquo2008MajorDM,
  title={Major dermatologic malignancies encountered in a teaching hospital surgical department in South Nigeria.},
  author={Maurice Efana Asuquo and O. E. Ngim and Gabriel Ugare and Joshua Omotoso and Godwin Abeng Ebughe},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={
          383-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dermatologic malignancies are among the most common form of cancer. However, dark-skinned individuals of African descent are said to be far less likely than fair-skinned individuals to develop skin cancer. Significant differences in the pattern of skin malignancy have also been observed in different regions of Africa. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the pattern, site incidence, and outcome of treatment of major histologically diagnosed dermatologic malignancies… CONTINUE READING

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