Basosquamous carcinoma involving the anterior skull base: a neglected tumor treated using intraoperative navigation as a guide to achieve safe resection margins.

@article{Gregoire2011BasosquamousCI,
  title={Basosquamous carcinoma involving the anterior skull base: a neglected tumor treated using intraoperative navigation as a guide to achieve safe resection margins.},
  author={Curtis E. Gregoire and David A. Adler and Steven M. Madey and Richard Bryan Bell},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={
          230-6
        }
}
Basosquamous carcinoma (BSC) or metatypical carcinoma is a rare and controversial form of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that was first described by MacCormac in 1910. Numerous theories have been described in the literature regarding its origin but it is generally accepted as a variant of BCC that differentiates into squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). At present, it has an unsatisfactorily established phenotype but is considered to behave more like an SCC than a BCC. A reflection of this fact is its… CONTINUE READING

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