Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Saved by step sections: an unusual presentation of basal cell carcinoma

Abstract Background: Basal cell carcinoma usually occurs in sun exposed areas of older male individuals. Objectives: To emphasize the importance of histological step sections in the pursuit of the correct diagnosis when microscopic findings do not…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichoepithelioma vs. Infundibulocystic basal-cell carcinoma

Extramammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins within the epidermis and presents itself clinically as a patch or a subtle plaque that extends centrifugally for many years before becoming a readily discernible thick plaque, a…

Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…tal view at time of presentation. Rhinophyma with concomitant basal cell carcinoma was suspected because of the history and morphology. A review of the literature reveals 15 to 30% rates of carcinoma in the setting of rhinophyma.1-2 HISTOLOGY A cutan…