Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Single Lesion on the Forehead: A Rare Case of Collision Tumor in a Patient with Albinism
Ugwo Ifeanyi, V.1, Ojo Babarinde, A.2*, Ojo Oluwatomide, N.3, Umobong Emanso4, Eke Barnabas, A.5, Efu, E. M.6, Inemesit David, E.7
1Department of Anatomic Pathology, National Orthopedic Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
2Department of Anatomic Pathology, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria
3McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
4Histoconsult Laboratory, Abuja, Nigeria
5Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria
6Department of Anaesthesia, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria
7Screenics Pathology Solutions, Ondo, Nigeria
Dr. Ojo Babarinde, A., Department of Anatomic Pathology, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.
Keywords: Collison Tumor; Albinism; Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Basal Cell Carcinoma
A collision tumor is a combination of two types of district tumors in a single lesion. They are rare but well-documented. This diagnosis is often incidental and their behaviors remain widely unknown. They rarely occur in the skin. This is a case of collision tumor of the skin in a female patient with albinism. The tumor consists of squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma of the forehead.
There are no known documented cases of collision tumors of the skin in a patient with albinism.
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