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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.
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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 [1]. 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

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