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Basal Cell Carcinoma

  • Chintamani
  • Megha Tandon
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Abstract

Cutaneous carcinomas are classified into melanotic and non-melanotic cancers. Non-melanotic cutaneous carcinomas (NMCC) are the most common skin cancers worldwide and include squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). BCC is the most common human cancer, accounting for approximately 75 % of all NMCCs, followed by squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which represents 20 % of all cutaneous malignancies. BCC consists of plugs and clusters of basal cells, with various clinical manifestations in accordance with various morphological features, which to a certain extent correspond with the various histological types [1].

Keywords

Basal Cell Carcinoma Zinc Chloride Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome Mohs Micrographic Surgery Mohs Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryVMMC, Safdarjung HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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