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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Print version ISSN 0365-0596
FERREIRA, Cristiani Banhos; DINIZ, Lucia Martins and SOUZA FILHO, João Basilio de. Multiple basal cell carcinomas in the pubic area in a patient with skin type IV: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.3, pp.589-591. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000300030.
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of malignant cutaneous neoplasm in humans, being more frequently located in exposed areas and in fair-skinned individuals. It is reported the case of a 62-yearold female patient, brown-skinned ,with multiple lesions with edges slightly raised, reddish-brown in the pubic region, whose clinical diagnosis was pigmented basal cell carcinoma, confirmed by histopathology. Immunohistochemistry of the lesions was negative for the detection of papilloma virus
Keywords : Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome; Immunohistochemistry; Skin Neoplasms.