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.
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.
and her colleagues questioned 603 participants with basal-cell carcinoma, 293 with squamous-cell carcinoma, and 540 cancerfree people about their history of sun exposure, tanning-salon patronage, and other risk factors for skin cancer.
Aberrant basal-cell carcinoma" is characterized by the formation of basal-cell carcinoma in the absence of any apparent carcinogenic factor, occurring in odd sites such as the scrotum, vulva, perineum, nipple and axilla.
Chemosurgical reports: Perineural spread of basal-cell carcinoma.