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ROJAS CARABALLO, Nivia et al. Precancerous and cancerous dermatosis in patients admitted to nursing homes, Guantanamo 2016-2017. Rev. inf. cient. [online]. 2019, vol.98, n.6, pp.713-720.  Epub 18-Dic-2019. ISSN 1028-9933.

Introduction:

The frequency of skin lesions in patients admitted to nursing homes is not clarified in Guantanamo.

Objective:

To determine the frequency of precancerous and cancerous dermatoses in patients of the “Caridad Jaca”, “Santa Catalina” and “San José” nursing homes of the Guantánamo municipality in the 2016-2017 period.

Method:

An observational, prospective, descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out with all the elderly (N=318) and in those affected (n=70) the sex, age, cutaneous phototype, type and location of the lesions were specified.

Results:

22.1% of the elderly presented precancerous and cancerous dermatoses. These were more common in men (56.0%), with 70 to 79 years of age (42.8%), skin phototype III (50.0%) and were located on the face (32.8%). Precancerous dermatoses were diagnosed in 84.3% of the patients and the most common was actinic keratosis (78.6%) and cancerous dermatoses in 15.7% of them and the most frequent was basal cell carcinoma (8.6 %).

Conclusions:

In the elderly patients who were studied, precancerous and cancerous dermatoses were diagnosed that had not been previously documented, which reveals the importance of actions aimed at screening these skin lesions.

Palabras clave : precancerous dermatoses; cancerous dermatoses; skin cáncer.

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