International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma over the Face by Skin Graft: A Rare Surgical Approach

Hemant Janugade | Basavaraj Nagur [3] | Sangeeta Biradar [5]

Abstract: Introduction Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cutaneous malignancy that humans acquire in the course of a lifetime (1). It is a malignant skin tumor arising from basal cells of the surface epidermis or external root sheath of the hair follicle. CASE REPORT 80 year old female farmer by occupation presented with chief complaints of blackish patch over the left lateral side of nose since 2 years. CONCLUSIONS BCC can also be managed with alternative method of split thickness skin graft.

Keywords: Basal cell cancer, face, skin grafting, flap and ultraviolet rays

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,

Pages: 5 - 7

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