Influence of embryonal fusion lines for recurrence of basal cell carcinomas in the head and neck.

@article{Granstrm1986InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of embryonal fusion lines for recurrence of basal cell carcinomas in the head and neck.},
  author={G{\"o}sta Granstr{\"o}m and Frank Aldenborg and P H Jeppsson},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={76-82}
}
A reinvestigation of 171 basal cell carcinomas of the head and neck treated by surgical excision revealed 23 recurrences. Recurrence rate in one group of basal cell carcinomas, situated on embryologic fusion lines, was statistically higher than in other groups of basal cell carcinomas situated on other parts of the face and on the capillitium which served… CONTINUE READING