Squamous cell carcinoma in Hand – Case report
Carcinoma de células escamosas na mão - Estudo de caso

Joaquim José de Lima Silva, Antonia Artemisa Aurélio Soares Lima, Juliana Oliveira Melo, Paulo Valdívia, July Machado


Introduction: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of skin malignancy that originates in the squamous layer of the epidermis.  A lower incidence than basal cell carcinomas is reported. There is a predominance of areas heavily exposed to sunlight Objectives: To report a case of squamous cell carcinoma in left hand compromising the hypothenar region. To carry out a literature review and emphasize the main methods of diagnosis and treatment. Methods: Information obtained from medical records, photographic record of pre and post-operative. Result: Histopathological diagnosis was made, confirming squamous cell carcinoma due to the evolution of metastatic basal cell carcinoma, with the removal of bones: 5th metacarpal and scaphoid. After relapse, requiring amputation of the left hand. Conclusion: To report a rare case of bone metastasis derived from a skin cancer.


Cancer; Skin Cancer; Squamous cell carcinoma

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12662/2317-3076jhbs.v4i1.195.p44-46.2016


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