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Solitary sebaceous nevus of Jadassohn complicated by squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma

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  • Ahmad Ridzwan Arshad FRCS,

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    1. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Pahang, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Pahang, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Wan S. Azman MS,

    1. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Pahang, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Ayadurai Kreetharan MPath

    1. Department of Pathology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Pahang, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Abstract

Background.

Sebaceous nevus is a benign congenital epidermal nevus. Its association with basal cell carcinoma is well known.

Method.

This is a case report of sebaceous carcinoma complicated by both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Results.

The behavior of this tumor is very aggressive, resulting in poor prognosis.

Conclusions.

All sebaceous nevi should be excised early. © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Head Neck, 2008

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