High-risk human papillomavirus in a child with digital pigmented Bowen's disease: Case report and dermoscopic findings

Andrew Hudson, Adnan Mir, Bryan Carroll

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Abstract

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ, also known as Bowen's disease (BD), is a skin malignancy most commonly seen in middle-aged and elderly adults. Pediatric BD is rare and can be a diagnostic challenge for physicians. Digital BD has largely been associated with human papilloma virus. We report an immunocompetent 11-year-old girl with periungual pigmented BD induced by high-risk human papilloma virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e265-e267
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018

Keywords

  • Bowen's disease
  • dermatoscopy
  • dermoscopy
  • human papillomavirus
  • pediatric
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • squamous cell carcinoma in situ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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