Granular-cell basal cell carcinoma of the skin.

  title={Granular-cell basal cell carcinoma of the skin.},
  author={Jean Kanitakis and Brigitte Chouvet},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  volume={15 4},
Granular cell basal cell carcinoma (GBCC) is a very rare variant of BCC, of which ten cases have been reported in the literature. We describe here a new case of GBCC studied immunohistochemically. The tumor developed on the face of a 71-year old man and showed typical features of GBCC, i.e. a tumor reminiscent of nodular BCC consisting of cells with a granular eosinophilic cytoplasm. Immunohistochemically, tumor cells expressed cytoplasmic reactivity for keratins, CD68 and CD15 antigens, bcl-2… CONTINUE READING

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