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Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) can be divided into two forms of carcinoma: (1) a basal carcinoma (BCC), which accounts for 75% of cases, and is a slow-growing, locally invasive tumour or (2) a cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which accounts for the remainder of cases of NMSC (Samarasinghe, 2012). Compared to BCC, SCC has a significant rate of metastasis (Samarasinghe, 2012).

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Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) can be divided into two forms of carcinoma: (1) a basal carcinoma (BCC), which accounts for 75% of cases, and is a slow-growing, locally invasive tumour or (2) a cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which accounts for the remainder of cases of NMSC (Samarasinghe, 2012). Compared to BCC, SCC has a significant rate of metastasis (Samarasinghe, 2012).

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Acne closeup on the cheek and chin
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Acne

Author: Anushka Pradhan Editor: Daisy Li Overview              Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units which consist of the sebaceous gland, hair follicle and shaft (Kraft, 2011). It is

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Histological sample of acneic skin and hair follicle
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Acne

Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units which consist of the sebaceous gland, hair follicle and shaft. It is most likely to occur in areas with high concentrations of sebaceous glands such as the face, back, and chest (Titus, 2012). It consists of characterized lesions that lead to scarring and pigmentary changes which impact quality of life by decreasing self-esteem and hindering psychosocial development (Kraft, 2011). 

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