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Related to keratinocyte carcinoma: keratoacanthoma, actinic keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma, Melanocytes, Keratinocytes, Bowen disease
A cancer arising from cells in the epidermis. It includes basal cell carcinomas, keratoacanthomas, and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. Most keratinocyte carcinomas arise in sun-exposed areas of the body, such as the ears, the temples, the forehead or the nose.
See also: carcinoma
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