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WHO Classification of Tumours
Basal cell carcinoma, fibroepithelial
Skin


Definition

Fibroepithelial basal cell carcionoma is a variant of basal cell carcinoma presenting as an elevated or erythematous nodular lesion, usually on the back. It is histologically characterized by a network of cords of basaloid cells extending from the epidermis into the dermis, creating a fenestrating pattern. The clinical course is usually indolent
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LeBoit PE, Burg G, Weedon D, Sarasin A (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Skin Tumours
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2005



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