John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A case of fluoroscopy-induced squamous cell carcinoma following repeated percutaneous coronary interventions Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Nîmes, Montpellier University, France

Fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures performed in cardiology can induce radiodermatitis [1], especially after multiple interventions. However, secondary skin carcinomas have not been reported previously.We treated a 72-year-old man who presented in 2016 with a fast-growing voluminous (8 × 7.5-cm) skin tumour, arising from a chronic rectangular poikilodermic plaque (14 × 9-cm) located below the right axilla (figure 1). A review of the patient's medical history disclosed that he had been suffering [...]