PIGMENTED BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
By Gary M. White, MD
The basal cell carcinoma (BCC) may be completely pigmented, or have specks of pigment embedded in a pink to red background. This change is more common in darker-skinned individuals, e.g., Hispanics, Filipinos. See also BCC.
Two BCCs with flecks of pigment.
A huge 10 cm pigmented BCC growing for 20 years on the abdomen of a 65-year-old man. Dermatology Online Journal 21 (1): 18
Pigmented BCC of the nipple in a 67-year-old woman. Ann Dermatol. 2011 Oct;23(Suppl 2):S201-4
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