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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 128-131

Giant-neglected facial Marjolin’s ulcer associated with perioperative blood loss anemia

1 Department of Medicine, Mercy Hospital, Fort Smith, AR, USA
2 Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM), Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

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Dr. Ahmad Kaako
Department of Medicine, Mercy Hospital, Physicians Building, 7300 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/AJM.AJM_156_19

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Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common cancer in humans after basal cell carcinoma. Marjolin’s ulcer is a form of cutaneous malignancy, and mostly represents cSCC, arising from chronic burns and wounds. We describe an interesting case of giant-neglected facial Marjolin’s ulcer identified as cSCC associated with perioperative blood loss anemia. We also highlight its staging workup and the treatment options provided.

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