Bowen's disease

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Bowen's disease

 [bo´enz]
intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma, often occurring in multiple sites.
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Bowen's disease

Bowenoid dysplasia, intraepithelial cancer Carcinoma in situ arising in, and confined to, the epithelium
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Bowen's disease

A cancer of surface cells (squamous epithelium) which does not extend into the deeper layers but often occurs in several places simultaneously. An intra-epidermal carcinoma. (John Templeton Bowen, 1857–1941, American dermatologist).
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