Facial cutaneous horn and skin cancer: Report of two cases
Yavuz Yeşilova 1 * , Engin Yavuz, Bilal Sula
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1 S.B. Dr Yusuf Azizoğlu Devlet Hastanesi Silvan, Diyarbakır, Turkey
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Cornu cutaneum horn is a lesion with hyperkeratosis resembling that of an animal horn and its length varies from a few millimeters to several centimeters. The horn is most commonly located in the face, ears and other sun exposed areas. Cornu cutaneum occurs in association with, or as a response to a wide variety of underlying benign, pre-malignant, and malignant cutaneous diseases. Two cases with facial cutaneous horn with underlying squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma is reported.


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J Clin Exp Invest, 2010 - Volume 1 Issue 1, pp. 50-52

Publication date: 14 Apr 2010

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