Bowen's disease


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Related to Bowen's disease: squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma

Bowen's disease

[′bō·ənz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Intraepithelial squamous-cell carcinoma of the skin, forming distinctive plaques.
A similar carcinoma occurring in mucous membranes.
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Rosen L, Amazon K, Frank B: Bowen's disease, Paget's disease and malignant melanoma in situ.
Multiple 3-8 cm scaly, purple-brown, well-demarcated tear-drop-shaped patches were distributed over the skin of his trunk and extremities; these patches were consistent with his history of Bowen's disease.
The lesion was thought to be either a superficial basal cell carcinoma or Bowen's disease.
This marks the first sale of the EPISCAN I-200 for use in conjunction with photodynamic therapy (PDT) for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer, and Bowen's Disease, a very common pre-malignant condition of the skin, and opens an entirely new market for Longport.
It can, for example, show the plaques of Bowen's disease.
We are seeing extensive occurrence of keratosis and Bowen's disease, which is a precancerous condition related to arsenic exposure.
The intellectual property focused on light sources optimized for use in PDT, and benefited from extensive clinical trials undertaken in the treatment of non-melanoma skin conditions including: actinic keratoses, basal cell carcinoma and Bowen's disease.
Among the major applications for imiquimod under investigation are treatment of Bowen's disease, actinic keratosis, and basal cell carcinoma.
Detection of 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, a biomarker of oxidative DNA damage, was associated with As-related Bowen's disease (15).