Squamous carcinoma in a pressure sore with a very short latency period

Squamous carcinoma in a pressure sore with a very short latency period Malignancy in a chronic pressure sore is rare among Marjolin’s ulcers. Carcinomas arising in pressure sores are highly aggressive and usually fatal. Although carcinomas in pressure sores are generally well-differentiated squamous carcinomas, they can show quite an aggressive course and do not respond either to chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The mortality rate is high despite wide surgical resection. It must be kept in mind that carcinomas may arise in pressure sores and treatment must be early and aggressive. We report a squamous carcinoma arising in a pressure sore that had a very short latency period. The related literature was reviewed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Squamous carcinoma in a pressure sore with a very short latency period

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