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Dermoscopy findings in basal cell carcinoma: a case series in III-IV Fitzpatrick skin-type population

Juan Raul Castro-Ayarza; Luisa Fernanda Montenegro

Volume 25, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 193-198


  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) represents nearly 80% ofcutaneous malignancies. Dermoscopy is a useful tool to increasethe precision of diagnosis, but its findings for BCC are mainlydescribed in patients from Europe, the US, and Australia. BCCdermoscopy patterns are not fully known in patients ...  Read More

Clinicopathological evaluation of basal cell carcinoma in patients referred to Afzalipour Hospital, Kerman, Iran

Maryam Khalili; Simin Shamsi Meymandi; Mahin Aflatoonian; Ali Bagheri

Volume 25, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 128-131


  Background: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer, constituting nearly 80% of non-melanoma skin cancers. In this study, for the first time in Kerman, the clinicopathological features of basal cell carcinoma in patients referred to Afzalipour Hospital were evaluated.Methods: This is a retrospective, ...  Read More

Serum levels of folic acid and vitamin B12 in basal cell carcinoma patients: a case-control study

Maryam Nasimi; Robabeh Abedini; Zahra Halaji; Maryam Hosseinizadeh; Fariba Mohammadi

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 315-319


  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of malignancy in white populations. It has been hypothesized that dietary factors may play a role in BCC development. In this study, serum levels of folic acid and vitamin B12 were evaluated in patients with BCC to investigate the potential ...  Read More

Incomplete excision of basal cell carcinoma and its associated risk factors

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Habiballah Esmaeili; Zahra Tafazzoli

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 85-90


  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin tumor. Surgical removal has remained the gold standard of treatment for BCC, but incomplete removal is an important clinical challenge. The goal of our study was to evaluate the incomplete excision of BCC and the factors affecting ...  Read More

Thermal therapy with radiofrequency for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma: a pilot study

Leila I Izadi Firouzabadi; Hamidreza Mahmoudi; Ali Khamesipour; Abhay Satoskar; Alireza Firooz

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 121-126


  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin malignancy. Hyperthermia is used as adjuvant therapy together with radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of some cancers. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of thermotherapy in the treatment of BCCs. Methods: ...  Read More

Mini-review: the p53 gene as a bona fide tumor suppressor gene in human skin cancers

Neda Hosseini Sarani; Mehran Ataei; Tannaz Akbari Kolagar; Elaheh Heydari; Maryam Farzaneh; Amir Anbiyaiee

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 132-138


  Skin cancer is the out-of-control growth of skin cells that can be divided into keratinocyte carcinoma (non-melanoma) and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) are the most common forms of keratinocyte carcinoma that may grow to involve other parts of the body. ...  Read More

Basal cell carcinoma on the conchal bowl of the ear of a young man

Mina Almasi-Nasrabadi; Reza M Robati

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 143-146


  Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of nonmelanoma skin cancer. A review of the literature revealed only a few reports of BCC on the auricle or conchal bowl, usually occurring in elderly patients. Herein, we report an exceptional case of BCC in a young man with an unusual anatomical location ...  Read More

Comparison of COX2 expression in radiation induced basal cell carcinoma and non-radiation induced basal cell carcinoma

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Amir Hossein Jafarian; Habibollah Esmaily; Elham Pishnamaz

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 123-128


  Background: Radiation-induced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) can be multiple, large, and recurring, which complicates its treatment in some cases. According to reports on the role of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX2) inhibitors in the treatment or prevention of non-melanoma skin cancers and considering ...  Read More

Basal cell carcinoma of the lower extremities

Ehsani Amir Hooshang; Noormohammadpoor Pedram; Sadeghinia Ali; Hemmati Sara; Ahmadi Maedeh; Sotoudeh Sara; Azizpour Arghavan; Nasimi Maryam

Volume 20, Issue 4 , 2017, , Pages 118-121

  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common form of skin cancer, usually occurs in the sun-exposed areas of the body like head and neck, yet is also seen in unexpected sites. Myriad studies have mentioned a lower limb BCC incidence rate of 1.5-13.5%.Methods: The present retrospective cross-sectional ...  Read More

Bazex-Dupre-Christol syndrome: A case report

Ghafoor Rabia; Anwar Muhammad Irfan; Tahir Moizza

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 29-32

  Bazex-Dupre-Christol (BDC) syndrome is clinically characterizedby multiple basal cell carcinomas of the face that mainly occurduring the second and third decade of life, follicular atrophodermapredominantly of the dorsum sides of the hands and feetand generalized hypotrichosis; sometimes with pili torti ...  Read More

Frequency of malignant skin tumors in renal transplant recipients in Imam Reza hospital of Mashhad, Iran

Maleki Masoud; Naghibi Masih; Sabouri-Rad Sara; Sardar Akram

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2014, , Pages 18-21

  Background: The higher frequency of malignant skin tumors is of great significance in renal transplant recipients (RTRs) who should receive immunosuppressive therapy for a long time. This study was designed to determine the frequency of malignant skin tumors in RTRs in Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran, ...  Read More

Incidence of skin cancers in Kerman Province, Iran from March 2005 to March 2010: Trend analysis for the next 10 years

Dehghani Leila; Khanjani Narges; Bahrampour Abbas

Volume 15, Issue 4 , 2012, , Pages 111-116

  Background: Skin cancers are the most common human cancers.The most common skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma, squamouscell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Different factors areinvolved in development of skin cancers; the most notable oneis exposure to ultraviolet radiation. In this study, the incidenceof ...  Read More

Incidence of incomplete excision in surgically treated basal cell carcinomas and identification of the related risk factors

Mostafa Mirshams Shahshahani; Mahmood Razzaghi; Amir Houshang Ehsani; Pedram Normohamadpour; Zahra Naraghi; Kambiz Kamyab; Sara Sabouri Rad

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 1-5

  Background: Surgery is the most frequent treatment modality for basal cell carcinoma but in spite of its high cure rate, the frequency of incomplete excision varies widely (0.7-50%) among dermatologic centers. Our case series was designed to determine the frequency of incompletely excised basal cell ...  Read More

Proteomic Analysis of Gene Expression in Basal Cell Carcinoma

Hamideh Moravej Farshi; Hakimeh Zali; Mostafa Rezaei-Tavirani; Parviz Toossi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , 2010, , Pages 112-117

  Background: Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer. Alteration in gene expression is the important event that happens in cancer cell. Detection of this event is possible by proteomics techniques. Methods: Normal and tumor tissues were taken from BCC patient. Total proteins were ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Primary Response of Basal Cell Carcinoma to Aminolevulinic Acid Photodynamic Therapy

Tehranchinia Zohreh; Rahimi Hoda; Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Farnaghi Ali; Ahadi Mahsa Seyed; Ahadi Maral Seyed

Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2010, , Pages 71-77

  Background: Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer in human beings. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a novel therapeutic method which may be regarded as a non-invasive useful alternative for traditional treatments of BCC. This study was designed with the aim of evaluating the ...  Read More

An Epidemiologic Study on Basal Cell Carcinoma and its Related Risk Factors in Patients Referred to Razi Hospital Tumor Clinic in Autumn 2005-2006

Shahshahani Mostafa Mirshams; Esmaily Nafiseh; Hallaji Zahra; Kamyab Kambiz; Kalaghchi Bita; Maghsoudnia Gholamreza; Kashani Mansour Nasiri; Narraghi Zahra; Razzaghi Mahmoud; Noormohammadpour Pedram

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 73-75

  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cutaneous malignancy. UV light is an important risk factor for BCC, as well as X-ray and other ionizing radiations. The aim of this study was evaluation and risk factor assessment of BCC cases referred to Razi hospital tumor clinic. Methods: Patients ...  Read More

Difference in histological subtypes of basal cell carcinoma according to age, gender, location, mitotic activity and association with solar keratoses

Meybodi Naser Tayebi; Javidi Zari; Memar Bahram; Farhadi Farzaneh; Nahidi Yalda

Volume 10, Issue 3 , 2007, , Pages 203-210

  Background and aim: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer in white-skin populations. Recent studies suggest that BCC is not a single entity and different histological subtypes show different clinical behavior and might have different etiology. The aim of this study was to assess differences ...  Read More

Gli 1 protein expression in different types of basal cell carcinoma

Ansarin Habib; Firoozeh Mahshid; Sadeghipour Alireza; Tajziehchi Leila

Volume 10, Issue 3 , 2007, , Pages 211-218

  Background and aim: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cancer in humans. Activation of Hedgehog (Hh) signal has a key role in development of BCC. The end result of Hedgehog signal are Gli proteing. Gli 1 is a member of this family which activates DNA transcription. Previous studies showed ...  Read More

Mast cells and histopathologic variants of basal cell carcinoma

Naser Tayebi-Meybodi; Zari Javidi; Habib-Allah Esmaili; Yalda Nahidi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , 2007, , Pages 135-141

  Background and aim: The stroma of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is rich in mast cells. Morpheaform BCC has been reported to contain much more mast cells than the other types of BCC, but their significance remains unknown. In this study we investigated the significance of mast cells related to BCC and possible ...  Read More

Comparison of relative frequency of basal cell carcinoma in 1368-69 and 1378-79, in Razi Hospital, Tehran

M Barzegari; Z Safaei Naraghi; M Akhyani; AH Ehsani; R Mahmoud Robati; S Bagheri Nejad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , 2006, , Pages 159-164

  Background and aim:Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cancer in whites. The most important risk factor for developing BCC is solar ultraviolet (UV) irradiation. As the weather in most parts of Iran is mostly sunny, BCC is common. This study was performed to evaluate changes in the frequency ...  Read More

Skin carcinoma arising in Leishmania scar: Report of four cases

Z Nilforooshan; A Asilian; MA Nilforoosh Zadeh

Volume 8, suppl , 2004, , Pages 11-16

  Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are the most frequent skin cancers. The etiology of these tumors is multifactorial: Environmental and exogenous factors, genotype and phenotype factors. The development of malignant neoplasms at sites of previous dermal scars is an uncommon ...  Read More

Anatomical location of basal cell carcinoma in relation to histopathological subtypes: Analysis of 189 cases in Hamadan Sina Hospital during 1997-99

A Zamanian; M Pilehvar; AR Monsef

Volume 7, Issue 3 , 2004, , Pages 140-144

  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer in whites. Objective: Determination of anatomical localization of BCC in relation to histological subtypes of this tumor. Patients and methods: This survey is a descriptive cross sectional study carried out on 189 cases of BCC patients ...  Read More