Carcinoma, Basal Cell
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A malignant skin neoplasm that seldom metastasizes but has potentialities for local invasion and destruction. Clinically it is divided into types: nodular, cicatricial, morphaic, and erythematoid (pagetoid). They develop on hair-bearing skin, most commonly on sun-exposed areas. Approximately 85% are found on the head and neck area and the remaining 15% on the trunk and limbs. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1471)
|Carcinoma, Basal Cell
- Carcinoma, Basal Cell
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Basal Cell Carcinomas
- Carcinomas, Basal Cell
- Rodent Ulcer
- Rodent Ulcers
- Ulcers, Rodent
- Ulcer, Rodent
- Epithelioma, Basal Cell
- Basal Cell Epithelioma
- Basal Cell Epitheliomas
- Epitheliomas, Basal Cell
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