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Dermoscopy in Vulvar Basal Cell Carcinoma

Vincenzo de Giorgi, MD; Daniela Massi, MD; Francesca Mannone, MD; Vanni Checcucci, MD; Angelina De Magnis, MD; Serena Sestini, MD; Federica Papi, MD; Torello Lotti, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(3):423-431. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.3.426.
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Vulvar basal cell carcinoma also involving the base of the clitoris, erroneously treated for about 1 year with corticosteroids and antibiotics.

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Figure 2.

Dermoscopic examination revealed the presence of telangiectasias and blue ovoid nests. The units indicated by the scale are centimeters.

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