It is Just a Humongous Mole

  • Jeyasakthy Saniasiaya ORL Department, Hospital Selayang
  • Jennifer Lee Peak Hui ORL Department, Hospital Selayang
  • Zainal Azmi Zainal Abidin ORL Department, Hospital Selayang

Abstract

Basal cell carcinoma despite a rare entity is oftentimes overlooked following its vague presentation. This is to a greater extent when it mimics a more congenial lesion such as a skin mole. Herein, we would like to report on incidental finding of basal cell carcinoma of nasal dorsum in an elderly gentleman who reckon the lesion to be a skin mole. Excision biopsy with bilobed flap was carried our successfully with no evidence of recurrence till date.

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Published
2020-03-10