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cystic basal cell carcinoma

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Cystic type

One or more cystic spaces are present toward the center of some or all of the tumor islands. This results from the degeneration of tumor cells centrally, and it may be associated with increased mucin between the tumor cells adjacent to the cyst.