Monday, October 31, 2005

BCC Scalp

The patient is a 75 yo man with a three month hisory of a lesion at the vertex of the scalp.
Exam: Man with Type II - III skin. 2 x 1.6 cm diameter erythematous plaque scalp. There are some small crusted areas.
Biopsy shows superficial BCC.

Question: Is Aldara appropriate?
C + E will take ages to heal.
Excision could n ot be closed without a graft or a flap.

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