Squamous cell carcinoma in chronic lymphedema: case report and review of the literature.

BACKGROUND Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising in chronic lymphedema is rare; only nine cases have been reported. OBJECTIVE To present the evolution of SCC in chronic lymphedema. METHODS Case report and literature review. RESULTS The tumor was treated by wide excision and covered by a skin graft. CONCLUSION In most of the other reported SCC cases… CONTINUE READING