Unusual cutaneous malignancies

T. F. Cook, S. W. Fosko

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Abstract

The most commonly occurring cutaneous malignancies are basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma. There are, however, other rare malignancies that are encountered and should be included in the differential, in which both the clinical and the histological diagnosis may be difficult. Here, the clinical and histological features, management, and prognostic factors of merkel cell carcinoma, microcystic adnexal carcinoma, leiomyosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and angiosarcoma are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-132
Number of pages19
JournalSeminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 14 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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