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Lower lip squamous cell carcinoma: clinical and dermoscopic features

Published on: 2020-03-30


Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the lip accounts for 12% of all cancers in the head and neck region. Dermoscopic characteristics of cutaneous epidermoid carcinoma (SCC) have been well described; however, there are a few studies examining the dermoscopic appearance of SCC of the lips. We report à 70-year-old patient, with chronic solar photo exposure, who presents an s quamous cell carcinoma of the lower lip evolving for 2 years, with a description of the dermoscopic characteristics.


Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Lower Lip; Dermoscopy