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Image Number 1337 (Basal cell carcinoma)

 
Morphology:
Ulcer

Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 85

Type:

Description: Superficial ulcer with a thready border.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: An old man in his eighties presented with a large superficial ulcer with a thready border on a background of an atrophic bald scalp of many years duration. Biopsy was consistent with BCC.

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