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Posts Tagged ‘deep recurrence’

Recurrent BCC of the External Ear After Radiation

HISTORY A 77-year-old man presents with 5-year history of infiltrative basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the left ear fossa triangularis and root of helix. The area was originally treated with four weeks of radiation in 2014, complicated by temporary ulceration and healing with adhesion. When the area developed crusting a couple of years later, the…

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Lethal Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Forearm in a Lung Transplant Recipient

HISTORY A 71-year-old lung transplant recipient presented with a recurrence of left dorsal forearm and wrist Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) after Mohs excision in 2016 performed elsewhere. The patient underwent Mohs excision with clear margins and additional deeper wide local resection with no carcinoma identified. Patient was referred for radiation oncology evaluation, but he was…

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Scalp SCC Metastasis to Neck

HISTORY   64-year-old man presents in 11/2017 with tender, right postauricular swelling. Fine needle aspiration biopsy showed squamous cell carcinoma. Extensive squamous cell carcinoma of scalp was treated with 4 levels of Mohs earlier that year in 01/2017. Additional smaller squamous cell carcinoma of the same area of the scalp was treated with Mohs in…

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Recurrent Extensive Basal Cell Carcinoma of Forehead

HISTORY 68-year-old man presented with a recurrent right forehead basal cell carcinoma. The carcinoma was previously treated with Mohs excision in 2002 and 2009. The recurrence appeared initially as superficial and was treated successfully with topical imiquimod. Deep recurrence became evident many months later. Morphology of the basal cell carcinoma was infiltrative with metatypical features.…

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HISTORY 63 year old man presented with a 5-year history of a lesion on the left anterior neck. The lesion was diagnosed as basal cell carcinoma and excised in 2012 , but it recurred three years ago with progressive deep scar growth. The lesion was re-biopsied in 2017 as a metatypical basal cell carcinoma with…

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Additional soft tissue margin for permanent histology, additional bone margins for permanent histology, partial reconstruction with inferior nasolabial fold/cheek island flap. HISTORY 83 year old man presented in 12/2016 with a 3 month history of a growing painful subcutaneous nodule at the right cheek nasal junction. A biopsy revealed infiltrative basal cell carcinoma. The nodule…

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