Basal cell carcinoma arising in association with a maxillary keratocyst in a patient with Gorlin–Goltz syndrome. Report of a case

@article{Lazaridou2011BasalCC,
  title={Basal cell carcinoma arising in association with a maxillary keratocyst in a patient with Gorlin–Goltz syndrome. Report of a case},
  author={Maria Nikolaou Lazaridou and Ioannis N. Dimitrakopoulos and Ioannis Tilaveridis and Christos Iliopoulos and Antigoni Heva},
  journal={Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={127-131}
}
Gorlin–Goltz syndrome, also known as nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder which is characterized by the presence of multiple basal cell carcinomas, maxillary keratocysts, and musculoskeletal anomalies. We present a case of a patient suffering from Gorlin–Goltz syndrome who developed an intraosseous basal cell carcinoma associated with a recurrent maxillary keratocyst. To our knowledge, this is the first case of malignant transformation of a… CONTINUE READING

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