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Palmar Basal Cell Carcinoma in a Patient With Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome

Horacio Cabo, MD; Isabel Kolm, MD; Susana Puig, MD, PhD; Josep Malvehy, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(6):799-816. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.6.813.
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On our patient's left palm, we noted a waxy, flesh-colored, ulcerated nodule measuring 0.6 × 0.5 cm with telangiectases.

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Under dermoscopy, a whitish ulcerated lesion was seen, with prominent arborizing telangiectasis emerging from the periphery.

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