Sclerodermiform basal cell carcinoma

Last Updated: 2020-06-11

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

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Keloid basal cell carcinoma, fibrosing basal cell carcinoma, morphea-like basal cell carcinoma, morpheiform basal cell carcinoma, sclerosing basal cell carcinoma.

Clinically "scar-like" aspect.

Atrophic, slightly raised, scarred, partly keloid-like, rarely ulcerating, yellowish, wax- or ivory-coloured, blurred, coarse plaque with telangiectasias. There is an increased tendency to infiltrate deep structures.

  • Medical history.
  • Clinical features.
  • Biopsy.

Especially nose, forehead or cheeks.

A connective tissue, fiibromatous reaction surrounds the tumor cell dressings. Unlike other BCC forms, the typical palisade position is usually missing.

Increased risk of relapse.

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