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Image Number 2390 (Basal cell carcinoma)

 
Morphology:
Patch

Diagnosis: Basal cell carcinoma

Site: Shoulder

Sex: F

Age: 65

Type:

Description: Small, scaly red patch

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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.



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