Carcinoma escamocelular invasivo

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Carcinoma escamocelular invasivo

Este nódulo rojo e irregular corresponde a un carcinoma invasivo de células escamosas, que es un tipo de cáncer de piel cuya apariencia inicial (en la fotografía) puede ser muy similar a la de una masa no cancerosa denominada queratoacantoma. Los cánceres de células escamosas pueden hacer metástasis (diseminarse), por lo que se deben extirpar quirúrgicamente tan pronto como se los diagnostique.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/26/2011
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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