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Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome in Indian patients: a clinical and radiological study of 6 cases and review of literature.
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PMID:  22669069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS) is rarely reported in the Indian population. We present the clinical and radiological features of 6 cases of NBCCS in Indian patients.
STUDY DESIGN: The clinical and radiological features of 6 cases of NBCCS were characterized into major and minor criteria and compared with features reported in Indian patients and in patients from other parts of the world.
RESULTS: The most common features seen were presence of multiple keratocystic odontogenic tumors, rib abnormalities, and calcification of falx cerebri. Talons cusp and supernumerary teeth are features not previously reported in association with NBCCS. Basal cell carcinoma was not seen in any patient.
CONCLUSIONS: Combining the current series with 17 additional cases reported in Indian patients, it is evident that the frequency of clinical and radiological features in NBCCS in Indian patients differs from other ethnic groups.
Authors:
Shalini R Gupta; Vipul Jaetli; Sujata Mohanty; Rakesh Sharma; Anand Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology     Volume:  113     ISSN:  2212-4411     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576782     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-110     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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