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Adamantinoid basal cell epithelioma

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Adamantinoid Basal Cell Carcinoma; adamantinoid basal cell carcinoma; adamantinoid basal cell epithelioma; Basal cell carcinoma - adamantinoid; basal cell carcinoma - adamantinoid; melanotic adamantinoma of skin; Skin Adamantinoid Basal Cell Carcinoma; skin adamantinoid basal cell carcinoma; Skin Adamantinoid Basal Cell Epithelioma; skin adamantinoid basal cell epithelioma
SNOMED CT: Basal cell carcinoma - adamantinoid (402524007)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0002947


A rare but aggressive type of basal skin carcinoma. It is characterized by the presence of a meshwork of stellate tumor cells. It occurs most commonly in the nose and ears. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVAdamantinoid basal cell epithelioma

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Mohri S, Andoh S, Matsushita K, Konishi Y
J Dermatol 1993 Aug;20(8):493-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.1993.tb01327.x. PMID: 8245311
Lerchin E, Rahbari H
Arch Dermatol 1975 May;111(5):586-8. PMID: 1130804

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