Basal Cell Carcinoma Fast Five Quiz: How Familiar Are You With Identification and Treatment?

Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD


July 02, 2014

BCC is a feature of basal cell nevus syndrome (ie, Gorlin syndrome), an autosomal dominant inherited condition. The lesions in these patients cannot be distinguished histologically from ordinary BCCs. The gene responsible for this syndrome is located on arm 9q, and chromosome abnormalities develop in some patients. The number of BCCs in patients with this syndrome may number from one to hundreds.

For more on BCC and Gorlin syndrome, read here.


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