NCI Definition: A variant of basal cell carcinoma of the skin presenting as erythematous, often multiple patches. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of superficial lobules of basaloid cells projecting into the dermis. The basaloid cell lobules are surrounded by myxoid stroma and are usually confined to the papillary dermis. [1]

Disease Details

Basal Cell Carcinoma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

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