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Multiple cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas arising in a patient with generalized morphea Volume 16, issue 1, January-February 2006

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Dermatology Unit, Laënnec Hospital, CHIC, 29107 Quimper Cedex, France, Plastic Surgery Unit, Clinique Mutualiste, 56324 Lorient Cedex, France

Association of cutaneous scleroderma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has been reported in a few cases. We report a new case of multiple SCC which occurred in sclerotic patches on the leg. The role of factors explaining this association is discussed as immunosuppression or ulcerations.