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Image Number 2572 (Squamous cell carcinoma)


Diagnosis: Squamous cell carcinoma

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 45


Description: Irregular ulcer with a clean base.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged man with long history of localized neurodermatitis at the right ankle region of more than 5 years duration. At last one and a half year a small ulcer has appeared and progressed slowly. On examination, a large (12 x 7 cm) ulcer with irregular outline, clean red base and punched out border surrounded by thickened dyspigmented skin was seen. Incisional biopsy disclosed SCC.

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