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Irregularly coloured, sharply defined papules or nodules with brown and/or blue-black parts (depending on the localisation of the pigment accumulations) and typically shiny (atrophic) surface. Incident light microscopy reveals marginal atypical "tumor vessels", which have a high diagnostic value.
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Corresponding to the basal cell carcinoma. The special feature of the surgical procedure is the good lateral differentiation possibility. Thus a narrow excision margin of 0.1-0.2 cm is acceptable.
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- Ito T et al (2014) Narrow-margin excision is a safe, reliable treatment for well-defined, primary pigmented basal cell carcinoma: an analysis of 288 lesions in Japan. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol doi: 10.1111/jdv.12689
- Popadić M (2014) Dermoscopic features in different morphologic types of basal cell carcinoma. Dermatol Surgery 40:725-732
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Outgoing links (6)Angiokeratomas (overview); Basal cell carcinoma (overview); Blue nevus; Keratosis seborrhoeic (overview); Melanoma; Nevus melanocytic (overview);
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