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Granular cell basal cell carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9040978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Granular cell basal cell carcinoma is an unusual histopathologic subtype of basal cell carcinoma in which some or all of the neoplastic cells show cytologic features of granular cells. These distinctive cells contain abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm housing numerous fine and coarse refractile granules. This report documents the first case of granular cell basal cell carcinoma in which the collections of neoplastic granular cells arise in direct contiguity with an otherwise ordinary nodular basal cell carcinoma. Granular cell basal cell carcinoma is a unique histopathologic variant of basal cell carcinoma that is rare, this report representing the sixth case in the world literature.
M Reichel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-08     Completed Date:  1997-05-08     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Disease-Free Survival
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery

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