Basal cell carcinoma / Rodent ulcer / Basalioma

Basal cell carcinoma / Rodent ulcer / Basalioma

Last Reviewed : 12/24/2020
Basal cell carcinoma / Rodent ulcer / Basalioma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) (also known as basalioma or basal cell cancer), is the most common skin cancer, and one of the most common cancers in the United States. While BCC has a very low metastatic risk, this tumor can cause significant disfigurement by invading surrounding tissues.


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Basic Information: basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma british association of dermatologists basal cell carcinoma american academy of dermatology basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma


Advanced information: basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma basal cell carcinoma diagnosis and treatment of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma by jonathon m. firnhaber, md, east carolina university, brody school of medicine, greenville, north carolina am fam physician. 2012 jul 15;86(2):161-168. atlas of pathology basal cell carcinoma


Research: clinical review : basal cell carcinoma by c s m wong, r c strange, j t lear bmj volume 327 4 october 2003 basal cell carcinoma preferentially arises from stem cells within hair follicle and mechanosensory niches by shelby c. peterson et al., volume 16, issue 4, p400–412, 2 april 2015 doi: modern pathology (2006) 19, s127–s147. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3800512 basal cell carcinoma: biology, morphology and clinical implications by a neil crowson inhibition of the hedgehog pathway in advanced basal-cell carcinoma by daniel d. von hoff, m.d et al, n engl j med 2009; 361:1164-1172september 17, 2009doi: 10.1056/nejmoa0905360 an. bras. dermatol. vol.86 no.2 rio de janeiro mar./apr. 2011 05962011000200013 review:epidemiology of basal cell carcinoma by valquiria pessoa chinemi; hélio amante miot nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (gorlin syndrome) by lorenzo lo muzio orphanet journal of rare diseases20083:32 doi: 10.1186/1750-1172-3-32 developmental genes and cancer: role of patched in basal cell carcinoma of the skin jnci j natl cancer inst (1997) 89(15): 1103-1109.doi: 10.1093/jnci/89.15.1103

villalon-lopez j s, valle-mejia c a, patino-lara a, moreno-perez b a, munoz-lopez j a, alcantar-andrade a. supraestructure maxillectomy and orbital exenteration for treatment of basal cell carcinoma of inferior eyelid: case report and review. j can res ther [serial online] 2006 [cited 2016 may 14];2:140-3. available from:

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wollina u, bennewitz a, langner d. basal cell carcinoma of the outer nose: overview on surgical techniques and analysis of 312 patients. j cutan aesthet surg [serial online] 2014 [cited 2016 may 14];7:143-50. available from: triple malignancy in a single patient including a cervical carcinoma, a basal cell carcinoma of the skin and a neuroendocrine carcinoma from an unknown primary site: a case report and review of the literature by mohamed mesmoudi et al.,journal of medical case reports20115:462 doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-5-462 hemalatha krishnamurthy, tanushree v, venkategowda h. t, archana s, mobin g, aylette d’silva, bharathi m,savita patil “profile of eyelid tumors at tertiary care institute in karnataka: a 5-years survey”. journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2014; vol. 3, issue 50, october 06; page: 11818-11832,doi: 10.14260/jemds/2014/3555

jain m, madan nk, agarwal s, singh s. pigmented basal cell carcinoma: cytological diagnosis and differential diagnoses. j cytol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2016 may 14];29:273-5. available from:

velez am, howard ms. tumor-suppressor genes, cell cycle regulatory checkpoints, and the skin. north am j med sci [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 may 14];7:176-88. available from:

bandyopadhyay d, sen s. periungual basal cell carcinoma: a case report with review of literature. indian j dermatol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2016 may 14];56:220-2. available from: journal of skin cancer volume 2011 (2011), article id 380371, 7 pages review article:treatment of facial basal cell carcinoma: a review by vanessa smith and shernaz walton

chen jj, sartori j, aakalu vk, setabutr p. review of ocular manifestations of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: what an ophthalmologist needs to know. middle east afr j ophthalmol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 may 14];22:421-7. available from:

sandhiya s, melvin g, kumar ss, dkhar sa. the dawn of hedgehog inhibitors: vismodegib. j pharmacol pharmacother [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 may 14];4:4-7. available from: international journal of research in medical sciences singh hp et al. int j res med sci. 2016 mar;4(3):956-959 case report:basal cell carcinoma involving tip and alar area of nose in a patient of hills of uttarakhand: report of a rare case and review of literature by hitendra prakash singh doi: gorlin syndrome associated with small bowel carcinoma and mesenchymal proliferation of the gastrointestinal tract: case report and review of literature by peter m prodinger et al,bmc cancer201010:360 doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-10-360 case reports in urology
volume 2014 (2014), article id 173076, 3 pages case report:basal cell carcinoma of the penis: a case report and review of the literature by r. j. roewe et al, metatypical basal cell carcinoma: a clinical review by mauro tarallo et al.,journal of experimental & clinical cancer research200827:65


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