Dermatol Surg 2016 Dec 29. Epub 2016 Dec 29.
*Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; †Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, La Jolla, California; ‡Compass Dermatopathology, La Jolla, California; §Department of Dermatology and Mohs Surgery, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Fontana, California; ‖Department of Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; ¶Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
: Shave biopsy may not be able to accurately distinguish squamous cell carcinoma in situ (SCCIS) from invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Information on the incidence of biopsy-proven SCCIS upstaged to SCC after a more complete histologic examination is limited.Objective
: To determine the incidence and clinical risk factors associated with upstaging the biopsy diagnosis of SCCIS into invasive SCC based on findings during Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS). Read More