Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma (Gorlin) Syndrome (Case Report)

AUTHORS

MJ Ashraf 1 , N Azarpira ORCID 2 , * , M Shishegar 3

1 Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Fars, Iran

2 Department of Pathology, Transplant Research Center, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, [email protected], Fars, Iran

3 Department of Otolaryngology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

How to Cite: Ashraf M, Azarpira N, Shishegar M. Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma (Gorlin) Syndrome (Case Report), Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 12(4):498-500.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 12 (4); 498-500
Article Type: Case Report
Received: July 12, 2009
Accepted: November 2, 2009

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Abstract

A16 year old boy was admitted to the hospital because of a swelling on the left side of mandible .He had multiple small indurated pearly papules on the head and neck with multiple well circumscribed radiolucent cystic space in mandible on panoramic radiography and CT-scan. Histopathologic studies of mandibular cyst and skin lesions revealed the finding in favor of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS).

Keywords

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma Gorlin syndrome Keratocyst

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