Skin cancers

Excise and diagnose: keratoacanthomas a common diagnostic dilemma

Queensland research has found the incidence of keratoacanthoma (KA) is much higher than previously reported. The research, from QIMR Berghofer’s QSkin study cohort, found 596 of 40,438 participants developed 776 keratoacanthomas during a median follow-up of three years from baseline. This equated to an incidence of 409 affected individuals per 100,000 person-years. “The incidence of ...

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