Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
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Cyriac M J, Gopinath T. Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Discoid Lupus Erythematosus. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1982;48:218-220
AbstractA case of Squamous cell Carcinoma arising in discoid lupus erythematosus of 10 years duration is described. The constant exposure to U-V rays in sunlight, in addition to the chronic hypoxidosis in the scar resulting from chronic discoid iupus erythematosus, is assumed to induce malignant degeneration.