Basal cell carcinoma

Pantea Hashemi, Harold S. Rabinovitz, Ashfaq A. Marghoob, Alon Scope

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Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common human malignancy. In the last decades, there is an estimated increase in the incidence of BCC by 3–10% per annum [1]. The average lifetime risk for Caucasians to develop BCC is approximately 30% [2, 3]. BCC most commonly occurs in adults, especially in the elderly population [4], although it may rarely be seen in children in the context of genetic diseases such as Gorlin syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationReflectance Confocal Microscopy for Skin Diseases
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783642219979
ISBN (Print)9783642219962
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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