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Some have stated that the association between Bowen's disease and internal malignancies is most significant in patients in whom Bowen's disease occurs on non-sun-exposed sites, that is, on cutaneous regions generally protected by clothing.[23] Other investigations,24-26 including a large study from Denmark, found no statistically significant increase in the incidence of internal malignancies in patients with Bowen's disease.
DISCUSSION: Bowen's disease is a form of intraepidermal SCC characterized by a persistent, non-elevated, red, scaly or crusted plaque with a small potential for invasive malignancy.
Bowen's disease usually presents as a clearly defined erythematous papular plaque and most frequently occurs on sun-exposed sites.
Histopathology showed classical Bowen's disease. Histologically squamous cell carcinoma was ruled out because of intact basement membrane and absence of pseudo-epitheliomatous hyperplasia.
Imiquimod 5% cream in the treatment of Bowen's disease and invasive squamous cell carcinoma.
Bowen's disease This is a very early form of cancer presenting as a patch of red, scaly skin.
Malignant melanoma cases were 5 (5%) and Bowen's disease was seen in 3 cases (3%).
The major consequence of chronic arsenicosis is malignancy:6 Bowen's disease, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma may be seen in association with neglected cases of arsenicosis.7,8
However, these changes are non-specific, and similar findings can be seen in regression of pigmented epithelial lesions, such as basal cell carcinoma, Bowen's disease, solar lentigo, and rarely, in mycosis fungoides (1,2).
It's most commonly used to remove actinic keratoses (an area of sun-damaged skin found predominantly on sun-exposed parts of the body), viral warts, seborrhoeic keratosis, Bowen's disease and other benign lesions.
There were 124 (61.4%) cases of BCC, 33 (16.3%) cases of SCC, 14 (6.8%) cases of MF, 12 (5.8%) cases of DFSP, 7 (3.7%) cases of MM, 3 (1.5%) cases of Bowen's disease, 3 (1.5%) cases of metastatic carcinoma, 3 (1.5%) cases of adnexal carcinoma, 1 (0.5%) case of pleomorphic dermal sarcoma (PDS), 1 (0.5%) case of Kaposi's sarcoma and 1 (0.5%) case of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).
Two other larger studies on cutaneous horn also showed that 23%-37% of horns were associated with actinic keratosis or Bowen's disease and another 16%-20% with malignant lesions.