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Image Number 948 (Basal cell carcinoma)


Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 72

Type: Clinical

Description: BCC with a rolled up edge

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: BCC is a common skin tumor especially among elderly people. Most cases involving the face with many therapeutic options are available for tumor eradication with high success rate. Here is a case of ulcerative BCC on the forehead of an old man of 18 months duration removed with excision and primary suturing with a silk suture under local anasthesia. 

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