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Basal cell nevus syndrome showing several histologic types of basal cell carcinoma.
Blood vitamin D levels were lower among patients with basal cell nevus syndrome who were overweight, and in those who had blood collected in the winter compared with the summer.
A recent study of 60 patients with basal cell nevus syndrome treated with celecoxib found that those with less severe disease had a 20% increase in the number of basal cell carcinomas over 24 months, compared with a 50% increase in those taking placebo (Cancer Prev.
Basal cell nevus syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder with multiple characteristic clinical features.
This paper presents a case study of Gorlin Syndrome, also known as Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by widespread developmental defects.
For example, scientists recently discovered that mutations in the human version of a gene that controls fruit fly growth and development are the likely cause of both the basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare inherited disorder, and sporadic basal cell carcinoma of the skin, the most common human cancer.
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