Journal of Rhinology 2013;20(2):149-152.
Published online November 30, 2013.
A Case of Keratoacanthoma at the Nasal Vestibule
Nayeon Choi, Seung Kyu Chung, Hun Jong Dhong, Hyo Yeol Kim
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. hysiam.kim@samsung.com
비전정에서 발생한 각화극세포종 1례
최나연, 정승규, 동헌종, 김효열
성균관대학교 의과대학 삼성서울병원 이비인후과학교실
Abstract
Keratoacanthoma is the epidermal tumor characterized by the benign course such as rapid growth and spontaneous resolution. Rarely keratoacanthoma invades adjacent structures. Therefore, controversies have arisen about the biologic behavior whether keratoacanthoma is a benign tumor or a variant of low grade cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. We report a case of the recurred keratoacanthoma at the nasal vestibule treated with the surgical excision and the reconstruction by local bilobed rotation flap in a 54-year old female whose final pathology was confirmed as well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma.
Key Words: Keratoacanthoma;Squamous Cell Carcinoma;Bilobed Rotation Flap;Nasal Cavity Tumor




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