Carcinoma on an untreated vitiligo lesion
The present case has been reported in the British Journal of Dermatology.

A 72‐year‐old woman, who was a farmer, presented with a painful erythematous protruding crusted mass on her posterior neck, which had persisted for 3 months (a, b). About 10 years previously she had a depigmented patch that was widening around her neck that was diagnosed as vitiligo.

The histological findings were compatible with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) (c, d). Photo‐related skin cancer including SCC is more likely to occur in a vitiligo lesion. However, cases of SCC on vitiligo have been reported extremely rarely. Complete wide excision of the lesion was undertaken with a split thickness skin graft without recurrence in the past 2 years.

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