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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 585-586

Epithelioid sarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma arising in a burn scar


Department of Pathology, T N Medical College and BYL Nair Ch Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.87164

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Development of a malignant tumor is a well known complication of a chronic burn scar. Most of these tumors are squamous cell carcinomas and only 28 cases of burn scar sarcomas have been reported in literature. We report the first occurrence of the combination of squamous cell carcinoma and epithelioid sarcoma arising in a burn scar.


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