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Image Number 2007 (Squamous cell carcinoma)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Squamous cell carcinoma

Site: Thigh

Sex: F

Age: 78


Description: Slightly tender, keratotic nodule

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis


Insidious development of this keratotic nodule, 2.5cm in greatest diameter, brought patient in for evaluation. Biopsy was consistent with well differentiated SCCA. Lesion excised and, because of perineural invasion, post-operative radiation was suggested. The patient refused additional therapy and is being observed closely.

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