Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

  title={Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.},
  author={Peter Zb{\"a}ren and Michel R Nuyens and Edouard Stauffer},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  volume={12 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma is an uncommon variant of squamous cell carcinoma and was first described as a distinct entity in 1986. Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma seems to have a poorer survival rate than classical squamous cell carcinoma. On the basis of a critical literature survey, we attempt to evaluate if basaloid squamous cell carcinoma is really more aggressive and presents a poorer outcome than squamous cell carcinoma. RECENT FINDINGS All papers are… CONTINUE READING


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