Cutaneous horn arising from a basal cell carcinoma of forehead: a case report

S. Sivaramakrishnan, Jayakar Thomas


The term cutaneous horn or “cornu cutaneum” is used to describe a well circumscribed usually conical hyperkeratotic mass arising from another cutaneous lesion. Several lesions have been reported to occur at the base of the keratin mass. Here we report a rare case of cutaneous horn arising from a basal cell carcinoma (BCC) over the forehead of a 52 year old female patient.



Cutaneous horn, Basal cell carcinoma

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