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Keratoacanthoma (Molluscum Sebaceum)

Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

A 35-year-old farmer is seen at your office for a rapidly growing nodule on his right upper lip near the vermilion margin. This was first noticed 4 weeks ago. He is concerned about the character and potential of this lesion. Physical examination of the involved region reveals a lesion suggesting a keratoacanthoma (KA).

Keywords

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Basal Cell Carcinoma Secondary Lesion Molluscum Contagiosum Carcinogen Exposure 
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© Humana Press, Totowa, NJ 2006

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