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July 1983

Metastasizing Basal Cell Carcinoma Originating in a Stasis Ulcer in a Black Woman

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Drs Lanehart, Sanusi, and Misra) and Surgery (Dr O'Neal), Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport.

Arch Dermatol. 1983;119(7):587-591. doi:10.1001/archderm.1983.01650310049010

• A case of basal cell carcinoma originated in a long-standing stasis ulcer on the lower extremity and then metastasized to the dermis and subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. The literature on metastasizing basal cell carcinoma is reviewed.

(Arch Dermatol 1983;119:587-591)