Diagnostic Dilemmas: Well Differentiated Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Verrucous Clinical Presentation

Bahar Dasgeb, MD; Samer Ghosn, MD; Tania Phillips, MD

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Treatment

Treatment for SCC is based on tumor characteristics, such as size, shape, location, histopathology, and the nature of the skin from which the tumor arises. Excision, Mohs surgery, radiation, and electrosurgery are standard treatment for carcinomas. With verrucous carcinoma, radiation therapy is contraindicated due to reported higher risks for transformation to poorly differentiated SCC and potential for metastasis.

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