Endocrine differentiation in basal cell carcinoma.

  title={Endocrine differentiation in basal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Vincenzo Eusebi and V Mambelli and V. Tison and R A de Lellis and Christine Margaret Betts},
  volume={65 2},
Argyrophilic cells have been found in 2 different basal cell carcinomas (BCC), and membrane-bound endocrine-like granules, in the carcinoid range, have been observed in 4 consecutive cases of such tumors. It is postulated that BCC can occasionally display cells showing an endocrine differentiation.