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Image Number 2326 (Basal cell carcinoma)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 78

Type:

Description: Hyperpigmented patch.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 An elderly man, a known case of xeroderma pigmentosum, presented with  a well-circumscribed, irregularly-shaped, darkly-pigmented patch-plaque of four years duration proved on skin biopsy to be pigmented BCC.  



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