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July 1980

Perineural Invasion by Keratoacanthoma

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Skin and Gastrointestinal Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC. Dr Lapins is now with the Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco.

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(7):791-793. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640310061021

• In 18 examples of keratoacanthoma, the proliferating squamous epithelium histologically invaded the perineural space. The invasion did not adversely affect the biologic behavior and the prognosis.

(Arch Dermatol 116:791-793, 1980)