An unusual case of basal cell carcinoma in the scrotum


  • Manivannan Rajarathinam Department of Surgery, R. K. Speciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Keshavrajan Gandhirajan Department of Onco-Surgery, R. K. Speciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Narendran Karthigayan Department of Anaesthesia, R. K. Speciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sowmya Murali Department of Surgery, R. K. Speciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



Basal cell carcinoma, Scrotal basal cell carcinoma, Non melanoma skin cancer, Basal cell carcinoma in India, Scrotal mass


Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is one of the most common cutaneous malignancies worldwide. Reports of BCC on non-exposed areas are relatively uncommon. In our study we present the case of a male patient with BCC in the scrotum, since 3 years, successfully treated with wide local excision. Histopathological examination confirms infiltrating BCC. Our objective is to remind specialists of the possibility of scrotal BCC when encountering scrotal lesions not responding to treatment.



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