Dermatology Online Journal
Pigmented Bowen's disease of the penis and scrotum in a patient with AIDS
- Author(s): Al-Dawsari, Najla A
- Raslan, Wasim
- Dawamneh, M Fawaz
- et al.
Patients with HIV have higher risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma of the skin given the increased risk of HPV infection, which alters cell proliferation and apoptosis . Pigmented Bowen’s disease is an uncommon form of squamous cell carcinoma in-situ characterized by pigmented lesions that can clinically mimic superficial spreading melanoma, pigmented basal cell carcinoma, melanocytic nevus, Bowenoid papulosis, and seborrheic keratosis