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Basosquamous carcinoma

Makes up less than 2% of all skin cancers.

May be locally aggressive and has the potential to metastasize.

Occurs in predominantly fair skinned patients.

Usually present in fifth to eighth decades of life.

a significant male predominance.

Most common sites include the head, neck and central face.

Head and neck sites 82-97% of lesions.

Surgical excision is the treatment of choice, but Moh’s surgery and radiotherapy are other options.

Local recurrence rate for local excision range in various studies from 12.1-45.7%.

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