Variations of basal cell carcinomas according to gender, age, location and histopathological subtype.

@article{Scrivener2002VariationsOB,
  title={Variations of basal cell carcinomas according to gender, age, location and histopathological subtype.},
  author={Yannis Scrivener and Edouard Grosshans and Bernard J Cribier},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={147 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
BACKGROUND Most published series of basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) do not take into account the histopathological subtype. Recent studies suggest that the nodular and superficial types could be induced by different causal factors. OBJECTIVES To analyse the three major subtypes of BCC with regard to sex, age and anatomical distribution. METHODS We retrospectively included all cases of BCC diagnosed at a single centre of dermatopathology during 1967-96. The diagnosis and subtype (nodular… CONTINUE READING