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Carcinoma, Basal Cell

"Carcinoma, Basal Cell" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant skin neoplasm that seldom metastasizes but has potentialities for local invasion and destruction. Clinically it is divided into types: nodular, cicatricial, morphaic, and erythematoid (pagetoid). They develop on hair-bearing skin, most commonly on sun-exposed areas. Approximately 85% are found on the head and neck area and the remaining 15% on the trunk and limbs. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1471)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carcinoma, Basal Cell" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carcinoma, Basal Cell" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 261 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2016
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