Histopathological subtyping of actinic keratosis and it's coexistence with nonmelanotic skin cancers in Gaziantep and Malatya regions


Sahin N. , Bozdag Z., ERKILIÇ S., Aydin N. E. , ŞENER S.

TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, cilt.50, ss.103-108, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/turkderm.53765
  • Dergi Adı: TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.103-108

Özet

Background and Design: Actinic (solar) keratosis (AK) is a precancerous, epidermal lesion, which develops in sensitive skin exposed to sun for a long period. AKs are divided into different histopathological subtypes. There is a link between the clinical progression of the histopathological subtypes, the degree of cellular atypia, and the precancerous nature of the lesion. Different series have reported that the rate of transformation of AK to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) ranges between 12% and 20%.