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Combined Multifocal Indeterminate Cell Histiocytosis and Basal Cell Carcinoma

Jamison E. Strahan, MD; Joe A. Chorny, MD; Joel L. Cohen, MD; Mayumi Fujita, MD, PhD
Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(3):346-347. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.13.
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Figure 1.

Clinical photograph of the combined indeterminate cell histiocytosis and basal cell carcinoma of the right neck. The scar is from a recent incisional biopsy. Both neoplasms were later completely excised.

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Figure 2.

Photomicrographs of specimens of basal cell carcinoma with indeterminate cell histiocytosis. A and B, Hematoxylin-eosin stain (original magnifications ×40 and ×200, respectively). C, Positive staining for CD1a (3-amino-9-ethylcarbazole [AEC] red stain, original magnification ×100). D, Negative langerin staining (AEC red stain, original magnification ×100) (note the positive staining of the normal epidermal Langerhans cells).

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