Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor)
Other tumors of bone
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 27 August 2013, last major update June 2005
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- Rare; well circumscribed nail bed lesion producing lytic defects in underlying bone
- Rapidly progressive
- Benign, excision is curative
- Well defined defect in bone
- Proliferation of squamous cells with abundant pink cytoplasm and marked keratinization, resembling cutaneous lesion
- Squamous cell carcinoma: usually a chronic problem, tends to permeate bone
End of Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor) > Other tumors of bone > Subungual keratoacanthoma
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