Renal transplant recipients have a greatly increased risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer. We investigated the accuracy of diagnosis of suspected skin malignancies in this population by prospectively recording all lesions detected in a specialist clinic over 5 months and comparing the provisional diagnosis with the histological diagnosis. The diagnostic accuracy was 54% in the 102 lesions that were biopsied, with the highest accuracy for the head and neck (67%). The diagnostic accuracy for squamou...Expand abstract
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The accuracy of clinical diagnosis of suspected premalignant and malignant skin lesions in renal transplant recipients.
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