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Image Number 1649 (Basal cell carcinoma)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 75

Type:

Description: Hyperpigmented patch with clear center.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: An asymptomatic oval brownish plaque with well demarcated irregular border and somehow clear center on the scalp of three years duration. On clinical backgrounds pigmented BCC, lenigo maligna melanoma and seborrheic keratosis were the most probable diagnoses. Histologically, pigmented BCC was the final diagnosis.

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