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The enzyme histochemistry of metastasising basal cell carcinoma of the skin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7431148     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of metastasising basal cell carcinoma of the skin is presented. The tumour was analysed by enzyme histochemistry and cytology and criteria are set out for establishing the diagnosis of this rather uncommon entity. The lesion is apparently rich in enzymes of the pentose shunt and tricarboxylic acid cycles and shows insignificant acid phosphatase activity and no activity of alkaline phosphatase. These enzyme histochemical findings are thought to be important in the differential diagnosis of various types of tumour.
E A Elias; R A Elias; P J Bijlsma; D J Tazelaar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pathology     Volume:  131     ISSN:  0022-3417     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-16     Completed Date:  1981-01-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0204634     Medline TA:  J Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / enzymology,  secondary*
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase / metabolism
Lymphatic Metastasis
NADH Tetrazolium Reductase / metabolism
Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase / metabolism
Skin Neoplasms / enzymology*
Reg. No./Substance:
EC Dehydrogenase; EC Dehydrogenase; EC 1.6.-/NADH Tetrazolium Reductase

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