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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 377-379

Basal cell carcinoma, oculo-cutaneous albinism and actinic keratosis in a native Indian


1 Skineplex, Center of Dermatology, Khosbagan, Burdwan, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar, India
3 Department of Dermatology, Burdwan Medical College and Associated Hospital, Burdwan, India
4 Dermato-Venereology (Skin/VD) Centre, Sehgal Nursing Home, Delhi, India
5 Department of Pathology, University College of Medical Sciences and Associated GTB Hospital, Sahadra, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Virendra N Sehgal
Dermato Venerology (Skin/VD) Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, A/6 Panchwati, Delhi - 110 033
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.117308

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The report highlights the occurrence of basal cell carcinoma in a native Indian with oculo-cutaneous albinism, an association not frequently encountered. The clinical and histopathological features, which assisted to form the diagnosis, are outlined. A high degree of suspicion and timely recognition of the potentially aggressive neoplasm, under this unusual circumstance, is the key to its diagnosis.


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