The title is not suggested as a diagnosis of the condition described, but is merely used as a working basis to present the clinical and pathologic observations in a case which I was unable to identify or to classify as a definite disease entity.
There are several conditions which show some resemblance, either clinically or pathologically, to that in this case: lichen ruber moniliformis, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, myxedema and others which will be dealt with in the discussion of differential diagnosis.
The patient was examined at the office of Dr. Richard L. Sutton, Kansas City, Mo. A piece of skin was removed from the thigh and prepared for microscopic study.
REPORT OF CASE
Mrs. L. M., an American woman, aged 77, complained of an extensive basal cell carcinoma in the right frontal region just above the right eye and extending into the frontal bone. She was an underdeveloped woman about
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