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Squamous cell carcinoma arising in smallpox vaccination scar

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: (Published 30 November 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:e070440
  1. Corsin Seeli, dermatologist,
  2. Matthias Möhrenschlager, associate professor
  1. Department of Dermatology, Hochgebirgsklinik, Davos Wolfgang, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to: M Möhrenschlager matthias.moehrenschlager{at}

This is a red macule with thick scales on the left arm of a man (fig 1) in his 60s. The patient had been vaccinated …

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