Basal-cell epithelioma occurring in a smallpox vaccination scar

J Dermatol Surg. 1976 May;2(2):151-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.1976.tb00170.x.

Abstract

A patient with basal-cell epithelioma occurring in a smallpox vaccination site is reported. The association is probably not a chance occurrence.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Arm
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell / etiology*
  • Cicatrix
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Skin Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Smallpox Vaccine*
  • Vaccination / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Smallpox Vaccine