Superficial basal cell carcinomas of the head and neck.

@article{Mina2013SuperficialBC,
  title={Superficial basal cell carcinomas of the head and neck.},
  author={Mary Alice Mina and Anthony Picariello and Jessica L. Fewkes},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={1003-8}
}
BACKGROUND Superficial basal cell carcinomas (BCC) are often considered a non-aggressive form of skin cancer, most often found on the trunk in younger patients. OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics of superficial BCC of the head and neck. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) for the treatment of a purely superficial BCC on the head and neck region was performed. RESULTS Superficial BCC occurred more commonly in women (66… CONTINUE READING

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