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Dermatol Clin. 2003 Oct;21(4):725-32, x.

Skin cancer and photoaging in ethnic skin.

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  • 1Departament of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA.

Abstract

Skin cancer prevalence in ethnic skin is low. Squamous cell carcinoma, hypopigmented mycosis fungoides, and acral lentiginous melanoma are the most serious types of skin cancer noted in the darker-skinned population. Photoaging occurs less frequently and is less severe in ethnic skin.

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