Porokeratosis and malignant skin tumors

Abstract

A survey of the past 20 years of Japanese literature revealed 198 porokeratosis patients, 23 of whom developed squamous cell carcinomas, Bowen's disease (squamous cell carcinoma in situ), and/or basal cell carcinomas on the porokeratosis skin lesions (11.6%). Malignant transformation was not found in the 55 patients of actinic-type porokeratosis. Fifty-six… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01613197

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