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Anus and perianal area


Basal cell carcinoma

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 April 2013, last major update April 2005
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● Very rare tumor of perianal skin


● Wide local excision with negative margins or irradiation

Micro description

● Resembles basal cell carcinoma of skin

Differential diagnosis

Squamous cell carcinoma of anal canal, basaloid type: much more common

End of Anus and perianal area > Carcinoma > Basal cell carcinoma

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