Multiple basal cell carcinomas developed after radiation therapy for tinea capitis: a case report.

@article{Ekmeki2001MultipleBC,
  title={Multiple basal cell carcinomas developed after radiation therapy for tinea capitis: a case report.},
  author={Pelin Ekmekçi and Seher Bostanci and Rana Yavuzer Anadolu and Cengizhan Erdem and Erbak G{\"u}rgey},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={667-9}
}
Development of skin neoplasms is the most important complication of radiation therapy. There are contradictive reports about the type of these neoplasms. Squamous cell carcinomas are considered the most frequent tumors arising on chronic radiodermatitis areas, but recent studies have demonstrated that the type of neoplasm occurring in response to ionizing radiation exposure depends on several factors. Herein we report a patient who had received low-dose radiation for the treatment of tinea… CONTINUE READING