Keratoacanthoma Arising from an Excisional Surgery Scar

March 2004 | Volume 3 | Issue 2 | Case Report | 193 | Copyright © 2004

Arash Kimyai-Asadi MD, Christy Shaffer MD, Vicki J Levine MD, Ming H Jih MD PhD

Abstract

A causal relationship between keratoacanthomas and a variety of preceding traumatic events has been postulated in the literature. We report a patient who developed a keratoacanthoma at the site of a recent cutaneous excision site, demonstrating that surgical trauma can precede the development of keratoacanthomas.

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