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

Author(s): MJ Ashraf | N Azarpira | M Shishegar

Journal: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
ISSN 1561-4395

Volume: 12;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 498;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Nevoid basal cell carcinoma | Gorlin syndrome | Keratocyst

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