We report a 59‐year‐old, dark‐complexioned black man with a giant basal cell carcinoma infiltrating virtually the entire scalp. Widespread metastatic bone marrow involvement produced a myelophthisic anemia. Basal cell carcinoma is rare in blacks, is rarely this large, and very rarely produces myelophthisic anemia from bone marrow metastases.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- basal cell epithelioma
- skin cancer