Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):23.

Abstract

Gorlin syndrome is an autosomal dominantly inherited disorder that results in numerous basal cell carcinomas as well as a number of other facial and skeletal findings. We present a patient with many classic features and review some of the treatment options available for these patients.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome / genetics*
  • Cerebellar Neoplasms / genetics
  • Cranial Irradiation
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mandibular Neoplasms / genetics
  • Maxillary Neoplasms / genetics
  • Maxillary Sinus Neoplasms / genetics
  • Medulloblastoma / genetics
  • Medulloblastoma / radiotherapy
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / genetics
  • Odontogenic Cyst, Calcifying / genetics
  • Patched Receptors
  • Receptors, Cell Surface / genetics
  • Scalp*
  • Skin Neoplasms / genetics*

Substances

  • Patched Receptors
  • Receptors, Cell Surface