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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Dermoscopy of Bowen's disease: pigmented variant on the penis.
Bowen's disease, a pre-malignant condition, was also seen in 3140 years age group.
Secondary localized cutaneous amyloid in Bowen's disease. Clin Exp Dermatol.
Bowen's disease, an intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma (carcinoma in situ), is a common type of nonmelanoma skin cancer.
Detection of 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, a biomarker of oxidative DNA damage, was associated with As-related Bowen's disease (15).
The various differential diagnosis which may have to be considered are--chancroid, chancre, tuberculosis (infectious), peyronie's disease, factitious (benign), and malignancies like Bowen's disease, squamous cell carcinoma or verrucous carcinoma.
Bowen's disease was found in 21% patients whereas squamous cell carcinoma was the commonest cutaneous malignancy (5%).
An incisional biopsy revealed squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease).
(3) Clinical differential diagnosis include cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, cutaneous lymphoma, Paget's disease, Bowen's disease, cutaneous metastases, amelanotic melanoma, pyogenic granuloma.
Clinically patients present with various types of lesions including plane warts pityriasis versicolor-like lesions and reddish verrucous plaques.9 Dysplastic and malignant changes in the form of actinic keratoses Bowen's disease and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are common in adult life.
The in situ lesions that occur in the squamous epithelium especially involving the genitals are Bowen's disease, Bowen's papillosis and Erythroplakia of Queyrat Here with a report on isolated lichen planus with associated Bowen's disease involving the left conjunctiva near the limbus is being presented.