Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in a disseminated discoid lupus erythematosus lesion

Authors

  • Gayathre S. P. Institute of General Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Niranjan Kumar Institute of General Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Tharani Rajeswaran Institute of General Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20230506

Keywords:

SCC, DLE, India

Abstract

The incidence of skin cancers is low in India when compared to the western world. Malignant transformation of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is a rare entity. Most common site is head and neck. Our case reported is a disseminated DLE with malignant transformation to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of a lesion over arm with axillary node involvement. We proceeded with wide local excision and axillary node dissection.

Author Biography

Gayathre S. P., Institute of General Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Professor, General Surgery

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2023-02-24

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