cells characteristic of Bowen disease; scattered large, round intraepidermal keratinocytes with a hyperchromatic nucleus and pale cytoplasm.
Bowen,John T., U.S. dermatologist, 1857-1941.
Bowen disease - a form of intraepidermal carcinoma. Synonym(s): Bowen precancerous dermatosis
bowenoid cells - cells characteristic of Bowen disease.
bowenoid papulosis - a clinically benign form of intraepithelial neoplasia that microscopically resembles Bowen disease or carcinoma in situ, occurring in young individuals of both sexes on the genital or perianal skin usually as multiple well-demarcated pigmented warty papules.
Bowen precancerous dermatosis - Synonym(s): Bowen disease