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Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Pansclerotic Morphea of Childhood


Uwe Wollina M.D. Department of Dermatology, Hautklinik, Krankenhaus Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067 Dresden, Germany, or e-mail:


Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has only occasionally been reported in patients with systemic sclerosis. It is very rare in morphea. Herein we describe SCC presenting as malignant ulcers in pansclerotic morphea of childhood in a 16-year-old boy.