Periungual Bowen's Disease in a 4-Year-Old Girl
Article first published online: 26 NOV 2013
© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 31, Issue 1, pages e22–e23, January/February 2014
How to Cite
Kim, S., Sun, G. S. and Wright, T. S. (2014), Periungual Bowen's Disease in a 4-Year-Old Girl. Pediatric Dermatology, 31: e22–e23. doi: 10.1111/pde.12252
- Issue published online: 7 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 26 NOV 2013
Bowen's disease (BD), or cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in situ, is rare in children. BD usually occurs in Caucasian adults on sun-exposed areas and may progress to invasive cutaneous SCC. Most cases of periungual BD have been linked to human papillomavirus infection. We report an immunocompetent child with periungual BD.