Nodular basal cell carcinoma

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: 2C32.0

  • Nodular basal cell carcinoma.
  • Basalioma solidum, solid basal cell carcinoma

Most common basal cell carcinoma (approx. 60%), which is notable for its nodular appearance.

Slowly growing, erythematous or skin-coloured, sharply demarcated, shiny, dermal, indolent, partially pigmented nodule. The marginal area shows telangiectasia as well as a pearl cord-like rim. A central depression up to ulceration (ulcus rodens) is often visible.

Almost exclusively on the head, zygomatic region, bridge of the nose, inner corner of the eye, pinna, capillitium.

Resembling solid basal cell carcinoma.

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