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International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images

ISSN: 2376-0249

Clinical-Medical Image - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2019) Volume 6, Issue 1

Basal Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Localization and a Typical Dermoscopy

Basal Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Localization and a Typical Dermoscopy

Author(s): Aicha Nassiri*, Kaoutar Moustaide, Niema Aqil, Salim Gallouj and Fatima Zahra Mernissi

10.4172/2376-0249.1000628

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Basal cell carcinoma is a frequent disease that can be caused by chronic exposition to UV radiation. Dermoscopy is a very helpful device that can lead to diagnosis. Mr. M.G is 63-years-old man that presents a rough pigmented plaque on the back since more than 5 years. Recently it becomes slightly itchy. Clinically: A 3 cm pigmented oval plaque on the back. On dermoscopy screening maple leaf-like area, spoke wheel areas, blue-gray nests, gray-blue globules, pink white area, digitiform structures seen. We removed the lesion with 5 mm of margin. The histopathology concluded to a nodular basal cell carcinoma with healthy margin. The patient was advised to apply photo protection measures and a follow-up once a year. 

Keywords: Pigmented basal cell carcinoma; Diagnosis; Dermoscopy

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