Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 2390 (Basal cell carcinoma)


Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Shoulder

Sex: F

Age: 65


Description: Small, scaly red patch

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis


65 year-old was sent by her husband for evaluation when he noticed a small, scaly red patch (about 5.5mm) on the shoulder. The lesion was asymptomatic and had not been noted by the patient herself. Biopsy showed superficial BCC. Treat consisted of 5 times weekly application of 5% imiquimod for a total of 6 weeks.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Basal cell carcinoma"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas