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Case report
Split thickness skin graft in active psoriasis in patient with clear cell variant squamous cell carcinoma
  1. Lisa Scupham and
  2. Atul Ingle
  1. Plastic Surgery, Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lisa Scupham, lisa.scupham{at}


The case report discusses split thickness skin grafting in a patient with active psoriasis. This also reports a case of a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma.

  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • dermatology
  • immunology

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  • Contributors LS is the primary author who has written the case report, assisted in the primary surgery and followed the patient in clinic. She has taken the photographs and liaised with the patient regarding publication. AI is the primary supervisor for the case report who supervised the surgery and followed the patient up, with the primary author, in clinic. He has helped in editing the paper for publication.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.