Morpheaform Basal Cell Carcinomas With Areas of Predominantly Single-Cell Pattern of Infiltration: Diagnostic Utility of p63 and Cytokeratin

  title={Morpheaform Basal Cell Carcinomas With Areas of Predominantly Single-Cell Pattern of Infiltration: Diagnostic Utility of p63 and Cytokeratin},
  author={Ellen G East and Douglas R Fullen and David P. Arps and Rajiv M. Patel and Nallasivam Palanisamy and Shannon Carskadon and Paul W. Harms},
  journal={The American Journal of Dermatopathology},
Background:Morpheaform basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a variant of BCC characterized by narrow strands and nests of basaloid cells with dense sclerotic stroma. The histologic extent often exceeds the clinical impression, leading to high recurrence rates after standard excision. The authors encountered a case with single-cell invasion distant from the main tumor. To date a systematic review of single-cell infiltration in morpheaform BCC has yet to be performed. Design:Ten morpheaform BCCs, 10… 
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