Jacob's ulcer

Jacob’s ulcer

An obsolete term that formerly dignified an ulcerating basal cell carcinoma of the eyelid.
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Jacob, Arthur

Irish ophthalmologist, 1790–1874.

Jacob's membrane

The retinal layer of rods and cones.

Jacob's ulcer

Rodent ulcer.
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BCC has its multiple identities like epithelioma, basiloma, Jacob's ulcer, rodent ulcer and Krompector's tumor.
He was the first to describe basal cell carcinoma, also known as rodent ulcer or Jacob's ulcer (6).
He was the first to describe the membrane consisting of rods and cones (membrana Jacobi) and also the first to describe basal cell carcinoma (rodent ulcer, Jacob's ulcer).