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Disease Bowen's Disease

Name Bowen's Disease
Synonyms Bowen Disease | Bowens Disease | Disease, Bowen | Disease, Bowen's
Definition A persistent progressive non-elevated red scaly or crusted plaque which is due to an intradermal carcinoma and is potentially malignant. Atypical squamous cells proliferate through the whole thickness of the epidermis. The lesions may occur anywhere on the skin surface or on mucosal surfaces. The cause most frequently found is trivalent arsenic compounds. Freezing, cauterization or diathermy coagulation is often effective. (From Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, pp2428-9)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D001913

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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bowen's Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Squamous Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bowen's Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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