[Squamous cell carcinoma as a rare complication of hidradenitis suppurativa]

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Journal: Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2010;154:A1137

Author(s): Vogelaar FJ, Willems JM

A 42-year-old Dutch woman with no previous relevant medical history presented with hidradenitis suppurativa in the left inguinal region. After surgical excision, pathological investigations confirmed a diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma. Further investigations showed no signs of metastases and after 6 months of follow-up there were no signs of recurrence. Hidradenitis suppurativa is a common chronic skin condition, localised in the axillary, inguinal and perianal regions. Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is a rare complication of hidradenitis suppurativa. It occurs in extra-axillary locations of the hidradenitis foci, and has a poor prognosis. Pathological examination of excised skin in patients with hidradenitis foci is recommended, especially in the case of extra-axillary lesions.

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Journal Name: Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Journal Abbreviation: Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd
Journal Volume: 154, Issue:
Journal Date Published: 2010-01-01

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMI ID: 20456772
Article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20456772
Created: 2010-05-11

Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for “Hidradenitis suppurativa”

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