Sunlight, keratotic skin lesions and skin cancer in renal transplant recipients.

  title={Sunlight, keratotic skin lesions and skin cancer in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck and Antonius de Boer and Bert Jan Vermeer and Mark Hartevelt and Fokko Johannes van der Woude and Franz H J Claas and R Wolterbeek and Jan P. Vandenbroucke},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={129 3},
In a retrospective follow-up study, 36 renal transplant recipients with, and 101 without, skin cancer, who had received their first transplant before January 1981 and who were still alive with a functioning graft on 1 August 1989, were assessed to determine the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer in relation to exposure to sunlight during childhood and adolescence. The contribution of the number of keratotic skin lesions to the skin cancer risk was also assessed. The estimated relative risks (odds… CONTINUE READING


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