basal-cell carcinoma


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basal-cell carcinoma

[′bā·səl ‚sel ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A locally invasive, rarely metastatic nevoid tumor of the epidermis. Also known as basal-cell epithelioma.
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Basal-cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer.
Hugh Jackman revealed having his second basal-cell carcinoma (skin cancer) removal on the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" world premiere on May 10 in New York after showing in the premiere with a bandage over his nose.
However, the hallmark of long-term arsenic exposure involves cutaneous changes such as hyperkeratosis, hyperpigmentation, Mee's lines on nails, and malignant skin changes including Bowen's disease, squamous-call carcinoma, and basal-cell carcinoma (Centano et al.