Keratoacanthoma arising from an excisional surgery scar.

Arash Kimyai-Asadi, Christy Shaffer, Vicki J. Levine, Ming H. Jih

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A causal relationship between keratoacanthomas and a variety of preceding traumatic events has been postulated in the literature. We report a patient who developed a keratoacanthoma at the site of a recent cutaneous excision site, demonstrating that surgical trauma can precede the development of keratoacanthomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-194
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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