[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
August 1972

Malignant Degeneration of an Epithelial Nevus vs Porokeratosis With Malignant Change

Author Affiliations

Morgantown, WVa

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(2):264. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620110088028
Abstract

To the Editor.—  Swint and Klaus, in the Archives (101:56-58, 1970), reported a malignant change in an epidermal nevus.I believe their patient had porokeratosis. There is a cornoid lamella in the photomicrograph. Their clinical photo resembles the zosteriform porokeratosis which is easily confused with epidermal nevi.1Malignant change have been reported in porokeratosis.2,3,4

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×