John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma simultaneously treated with pembrolizumab: an unusual situation Volume 30, numéro 6, November-December 2020


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1 Dermatology Department Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Fundació Institut d’Investigació en Ciències de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
2 Oncology Department, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are among the most important cancers in terms of frequency and mortality [1]. Their management is complex and must be undertaken using a multidisciplinary approach. The complexity of the tumours increases when they appear simultaneously.We present an 83-year-old woman with a previous history of a 0.64-mm deep melanoma on the nasal dorsum treated with wide excision 13 years ago. The melanoma relapsed three years later as an isolated satellitosis in the left [...]