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basal cell carcinoma

A slow-growing, locally invasive, but rarely metastasizing neoplasm of the skin derived from basal cells of the epidermis or hair follicles.
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ba′sal cell` carcino′ma

a common and usu. curable skin cancer that arises from basal cells of the epithelium.
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ba·sal cell car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma de célula basal, neoplasma epitelial de crecimiento moderado invasivo derivado de células basales de la epidermis o de folículos pilosos.
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While a large fraction of basal cell carcinomas are cured by resection, those that are locally advanced or metastatic to lymph nodes or distant organs are challenging to manage.
Basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) tend to grow slowly and are associated with less risk of metastasis (0.1%) when compared to squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) (2-10%), but can be locally aggressive if left untreated (5).
Gorlin Syndrome, also known as Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome, is a rare, genetic disease that leads to the chronic formation of multiple basal cell carcinomas, often on the face.
Comparison of risk factors of single basal cell carcinoma with multiple basal cell carcinomas.
Most Basal Cell Carcinomas are slow growing, relatively non-aggressive tumours; a minority have an aggressive behaviour with local tissue destruction and metastasis.
Frank, "Hereditary tumour syndromes featuring basal cell carcinomas," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
His father and paternal grandmother had a positive history of odontogenic cysts as well as basal cell carcinomas, although the family history of OKCs was negative.
Kolodney, "Mutational landscape of basal cell carcinomas by wholeexome sequencing," Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.
Crosti, "Basal cell carcinomas of covered and unusual sites of the body," International Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Biallelic alterations of the large tumor suppressor 1 (LATS1) gene in infiltrative, but not superficial, basal cell carcinomas in a Japanese patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
The new standard makes it clear that GPs should refer people with suspected malignant melanoma for an appointment within 2 weeks and recommends that GPs who remove low-risk basal cell carcinomas should maintain and audit records of their caseloads.

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