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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92-94

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising From A Burns Scar And Presenting As A Cutaneous Horn

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P D Yesudian

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A34 year old women presented to the Dermatology O.P. with a burns scar of duration more than 3 decades. She had developed a horny excrescence from this scare for the past 6 months. Histopathlogy of the base of the lesion showed evidence of a squamous cell carcinoma. This case is reported to stress the need for long term follows up of all cases of burns scars due to potentially lethal complication of malignant transformation.

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