What is Bowen Disease?
(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)
Bowen’s disease (also called ‘squamous cell carcinoma in situ), is a surface form of skin cancer. It can be considered as an early stage or intraepidermal form of squamous cell carcinoma.
SCC in situ is usually a red, scaly patch and is most likely to be seen on areas frequently exposed to the sun. Some itch, crust or ooze, but most have no particular feeling. SCC in situ may be mistaken for rashes, eczema, fungus or psoriasis. Sometimes they are brown and look like a keratosis or a melanoma. Because of this, a biopsy must usually be done to confirm the diagnosis.
Because the cells of Bowen’s disease have not invaded the dermis, it has a much better prognosis than invasive squamous cell carcinoma.
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