Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of basal cell carcinoma (BCC)?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert S Bader, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Other medical problems/issues to consider include the following:

  • Dermatitis

  • Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma

  • Eczema

  • Intradermal nevus

  • Lichenoid benign keratosis

  • Ringworm

  • Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus

  • Adnexal carcinoma (very rare)

  • Actinic keratosis

  • Sebaceous hyperplasia

  • Nevi malignant melanoma

  • Keratoacanthoma

  • Seborrheic keratosis

  • Bowen disease

  • Darier disease (keratosis follicularis) [12]

  • Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides)

  • Metastatic malignancies

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