Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  • Julie A. DiSano
  • Colette R. PameijerEmail author


Squamous cell carcinomas are generally localized cutaneous lesions treated with surgical excision. Patients with adenopathy or high-risk lesions may require additional treatment. Cutaneous squamous carcinomas are related to sun exposure, and patients should have lifelong follow-up and skin exams.


Squamous cell Cutaneous Perineural invasion Sun exposure 

Suggested Reading

  1. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: squamous cell skin cancer (version 1.2017). Accessed 17 July 2017.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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