Basal cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa.

  title={Basal cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa.},
  author={Raul N Del Rosario and Ronald J. Barr and Janet L. Jensen and Kenneth A Cantos},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  volume={23 3},
True basal cell carcinoma (BCC) involving the oral mucous membranes is extraordinarily rare. Most of those described as occurring in the oral cavity usually involve the gingiva and are not true BCCs but peripheral ameloblastomas. A true BCC, which arose on the buccal mucosa of a 69-year old man, is reported. It presented as a 1.3 cm ulcerated plaque without gingival connection. Histologically, the lesion exhibited classic features of BCC with palisading and retraction spaces, and focally… CONTINUE READING