Anus & perianal area
Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma


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Minor changes: 16 November 2020

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PubMed Search: Basal cell carcinoma [title] anus

Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.
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Definition / general
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  • Anus
Pathophysiology
  • Appears to behave similarly to basal cell carcinoma at other locations
Clinical features
Diagnosis
  • Biopsy
Case reports
Treatment
  • Wide local excision with negative margins
Clinical images

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Perianal basal cell carcinoma

Gross description
  • Indurated, ulcerated lesion with irregular borders
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Resembles basal cell carcinoma at other sites (see Skin nonmelanocytic chapter)
  • Retraction artifact helps distinguish from basaloid squamous cell carcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Cell clusters

Positive stains
Negative stains
Flow cytometry description
Differential diagnosis
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