stratum germinativum

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stratum germinativum

[′strad·əm ‚jər·mə·nə′tī·vəm]
(histology)
The innermost germinative layer of the epidermis.
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Basal cell proliferations of the prostate other than usual basal cell hyperplasia: a clinicopathologic study of 23 cases, including four carcinomas, with a proposed classification.
Advanced basal cell carcinoma can be categorised in two ways: basal cell carcinoma that grows deep into the skin (locally advanced) and basal cell carcinoma that spreads to other parts of the body (metastatic).
The use during high school/college had a stronger effect on the increased risk for basal cell carcinoma compared with use during ages 25 to 35," Zhang said.
Of the 41 patients with basal cell nevus syndrome recruited thus far for the phase II trial--and randomized to 18 months of treatment with GDC-0449 or placebo--23 patients (with 953 BCC tumors) have more than 1 month of data.
Pleomorphic basal cell carcinoma was observed in three patients whose clinical features are summarized in Table 2.
Analysis showed flaws in the ``patched'' genes of persons with the nevus syndrome and basal cell carcinoma, indicating that this defect is connected with both diseases.
The decrease in the incidence of these cancers is much greater than that achieved through the use of sunscreen, which provides only moderate protection against squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas.
22,23) By definition, the basal cell layer in adenosis is fragmented, with some small acini completely lacking basal cells.
Histologic pattern analysis of basal cell carcinoma.
2-4) However, no one has reported an FR of the tongue in a patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS).
Two research groups now report that the human counterpart of patched is the crucial gene that goes awry in basal cell carcinoma, the most common of all human cancers.
Basal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, Q4, 2010 provides data on the Basal Cell Carcinoma clinical trial scenario.

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