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Basal cell carcinoma with neuroid type nuclear palisading: a report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9747376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nuclear palisading is a characteristic feature which is typically seen in neural tumours such as neurilemmoma, and also in some other tumours. We report here three patients with basal cell carcinoma who showed histological patterns similar to nuclear palisading. To our knowledge, this is the first such case report in the medical literature; we apply the term 'neuroid-type nuclear palisading' to these cases. In our patients, the spindle-shaped tumour cells were tightly packed and the nuclei were arranged uniformly to form this rare feature.
T Kadono; H Okada; T Okuno; K Ohara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  138     ISSN:  0007-0963     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-10-08     Completed Date:  1998-10-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1064-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / pathology*
Cell Nucleus / pathology
Facial Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged
Nose Neoplasms / pathology*

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