BASAL CELL CARCINOMA OF AXILLA: A VERY RARE PRESENTATION

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Zia Ud din Afridi
Mubashra Ahmad Khan
Riaz Ahmad
Hamad Zameer
Fakhr e Alam

Abstract

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin malignancy. It is usually found on the sun exposed parts of
the body but it may sometimes appear on the unusual and covered parts of the body. The axilla being one of the rarest
sites. Of the very limited number of BCC axilla so far reported, most were in the Caucasian and only a few in Asians.
Complete surgical excision is the best form of treatment and recurrence is uncommon.

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