Neoplastic dyskeratosis – Dermatology MCQ

Neoplastic dyskeratosis is seen in?
A. Darier’s disease
B. Warty dyskeratoma
C. Familial benign pemphigus
D. Actinic keratosis

Correct answer : D. Actinic keratosis

  • Dyskeratosis is premature keratinisation of individual keratinocytes.
  • It can be benign or malignant.
  • Benign dyskeratosis is seen in Darier’s disease, Warty dyskeratoma and Familial benign pemphigus.
  • Neoplastic dyskeratosis is seen in Bowen’s disease, Squamous cell carcinoma and Actinic keratosis.

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