Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Ulcerative BCC


An 80-year-old woman with Fitzpatrick type 1 skin presented with an irregular ulcer with rolled up border involving the upper medial part of the right cheek extending to the nasolabial fold and upper part of the melolabial fold of about one year duration. A 0.5 cm incisional biopsy was taken and showed an ulcerative BCC on histological examination.