Basal cell epithelioma in black patients

Andrew Altman, Ted Rosen, Jaime A. Tschen, Thomas Hoffmann, Suzanne Bruce, Daniel M. Siegel, Moise L. Levy, Dale Schaefer, Leonard H. Goldberg

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Abstract

The occurrence of cutaneous carcinoma in black patients is an unusual phenomenon, with basal cell carcinoma being particularly uncommon. We present five cases of basal cell epithelioma in black patients collected from the Texas Medical Center to graphically illustrate the varied and often atypical clinical presentations of such tumors. This report supports recent series of basal cell epithelioma in black patients derived from retrospective chart reviews.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)741-745
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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