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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 178-180

Perianal basal cell Carcinoma - An unusual site of occurrence


Department of General Surgery, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
D V Nagendra Naidu
C/o. Mr. Janardan Dinesh, No. 17, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai-600 016
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.62758

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Basal cell carcinoma is the most common nonmelanoma skin cancer. Its occurrence in the perianal region is very rare. Awareness of its benign behavior in this region, in contrast to the earlier reports, is vital in its management. Local excision seems to provide adequate control. We are herewith reporting an extremely rare case of a 69-year-old male with basal cell carcinoma treated adequately with local excision.


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