Nodular basal cell carcinoma

Last Updated: 2020-06-11

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

ICD11: 2C32.0

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

Most frequent basal cell carcinoma (approx. 60%), which stands out due to its knot-shaped appearance.

Slowly growing, erythematous or skin-coloured, sharply defined, shiny, coarser, indolent, partly pigmented knot. In the marginal area there are telangiectasias and a pearl-like rim. Often a central depression up to ulceration (ulcer rodens) is visible.

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

Similar to solid basal cell carcinoma.

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