Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. A clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 40 cases.

@article{Banks1992BasaloidSC,
  title={Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. A clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 40 cases.},
  author={Evelyn R. Banks and Henry F. Frierson and Stacey E. Mills and Evan George and Richard J. Zarbo and Paul E. Swanson},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={939-46}
}
In this study of 40 cases of basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, 83% arose in the pyriform sinus, base of tongue, tonsil, and larynx. The 35 men and five women ranged in age from 27 to 88 years (median 62). In patients for whom social habits were recorded, 24 of 26 patients were smokers and 22 of 25 drank ethanol. Most presented with stage III or IV disease… CONTINUE READING