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Image Number 816 (Bowen's disease)


Diagnosis: Bowen's disease

Site: Back

Sex: F

Age: 68

Type: Clinical

Description: Scaly plaque

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Asymptomatic scaly plaque discovered by patient's daughter while applying moisturizer to the back! Note fair complexion and long history of truncal sunburn while growing up in Texas. Biopsy verified clinical suspicion of Bowen's Disease. Treated with 5x/week imiquimod 5% cream for 16 weeks with brisk reaction and clinical/histological clearing.

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