Basal cell carcinoma of the scalp with lung, bone and lymph node metastasis in a Korean Woman

Sang Hee Lee, Jong Hoon Kim, MiRyung Roh

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Abstract

Metastatic basal cell carcinoma (MBCC) is very rare with incidences estimated to range from 0.0028% to 0.5% in the Caucasian population. The incidence of basal cell carcinoma is known to be much lower in Asian populations including Koreans. We present a rare case of metastatic BCC in a Korean woman who showed lymph node, lung and bone metastasis, with a review of the MBCC cases reported in the Korean literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)364-367
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume51
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013 May 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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