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Management of nonmelanoma skin tumors of the hand

M J Haws, M W Neumeister, D G Kenneaster, R C Russell
Clinics in Plastic Surgery 1997, 24 (4): 779-95
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A wide variety of tumors can afflict the hand. Nonmelanoma skin tumors are common and usually benign. The most common malignant tumor of the hand is a SCC. Whether benign or malignant, these need neoplasms and are often initially symptomatic, presenting as an area of discoloration or excoriation. The tumor mass may become disfiguring or impair function. It behooves all hand surgeons to be aware of these nonmelanoma skin tumors and to secure prompt recognition and early treatment, thereby optimizing long-term results.

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