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Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome

Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome Abstract MIDFACIAL cysts were the subject of a recent article by Beekhuis and Watson.1 A classification of odontogenic and nonodontogenic cysts was given with discussion of the embryology and significance to the otolaryngologist. The association of odontogenic cysts with multiple basal cell carcinoma skin lesions and skeletal anomalies was described in 1951 by Binkley and Johnson.2 Multiple basal cell carcinoma skin lesions are now known to be associated on rare occasions with developmental anomalies of the skeletal, cutaneous, endocrine, ophthalmic, and central nervous systems. These findings have been collectively termed the basal cell nevus or nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Since the first report by Binkley and Johnson, many reports3-8 of this syndrome have reached the general medical and dental literature. As yet, this syndrome has not been reported in the otolaryngologic literature and this fact prompted the present article. As in the case herein reported, odontogenic References 1. Beekhuis, G.J., and Watson, T.H.: Midfacial Cysts , Arch Otolaryng 85:62-66, 1967.Crossref 2. Binkley, G.W., and Johnson, H.H., Jr.: Epithelioma Adenoides Cysticum: Basal Cell Nevi, Agenesis of Corpus Callosum, and Dental Cysts , Arch Derm Syph 63:73-84, 1951.Crossref 3. Anderson, D.E., and Cook, W.A.: Jaw Cysts and the Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , J Oral Surg 24:15-26, 1966. 4. Gorlin, R.J., and Golitz, R.W.: Multiple Nevoid Basal Cell Epithelioma, Jaw Cysts and Bifid Ribs , New Eng J Med 262:908-912, 1960.Crossref 5. Maddox, W.D., et al: Multiple Nevoid Basal Cell Epitheliomas, Jaw Cysts, and Skeletal Defects , JAMA 188:106-111, 1964.Crossref 6. Clendenning, W.E.; Block, J.B.; and Raddle, J.G.: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , Arch Derm 90:38-53, 1964.Crossref 7. Howell, J.B., and Caro, M.R.: The Basal Cell Nevus , Arch Derm 79:67-77, 1959.Crossref 8. Gorlin, R.J., et al: The Multiple Basal Cell Nevi Syndrome , Cancer 18:89-104, 1965.Crossref 9. Bernier, J.L.: Tumors of the Odontogenic Apparatus and Jaws, Washington , DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology , 1960. 10. Thoma, J.H.: Oral Surgery , St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Co., 1963. 11. Graham, J.H., et al: Differentiation of Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma From Epithelioma Adenoides Cysticum , J Invest Derm 44:197-200, 1965. 12. Lund, H.Z.: Tumors of the Skin , Washington, DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1957. 13. Fritz, J.F.: The Ubiquitous Basal Cell Epithelioma , Med Clin N Amer 48:1541-1550, 1964. 14. Thome, F.L.; Miller, F.; and Garrett, W.S.: The Surgical Approach to Trichoepithelioma and the Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , Plas Reconstr Surg 38:438-443, 1966.Crossref 15. Block, J.B., and Clendenning, W.E.: Parathyroid Hormone Hyporesponsiveness in Patients With Basal Cell Nevi and Bone Defects , New Eng J Med 268:1157-1162, 1963.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Otolaryngology American Medical Association

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Abstract MIDFACIAL cysts were the subject of a recent article by Beekhuis and Watson.1 A classification of odontogenic and nonodontogenic cysts was given with discussion of the embryology and significance to the otolaryngologist. The association of odontogenic cysts with multiple basal cell carcinoma skin lesions and skeletal anomalies was described in 1951 by Binkley and Johnson.2 Multiple basal cell carcinoma skin lesions are now known to be associated on rare occasions with developmental anomalies of the skeletal, cutaneous, endocrine, ophthalmic, and central nervous systems. These findings have been collectively termed the basal cell nevus or nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Since the first report by Binkley and Johnson, many reports3-8 of this syndrome have reached the general medical and dental literature. As yet, this syndrome has not been reported in the otolaryngologic literature and this fact prompted the present article. As in the case herein reported, odontogenic References 1. Beekhuis, G.J., and Watson, T.H.: Midfacial Cysts , Arch Otolaryng 85:62-66, 1967.Crossref 2. Binkley, G.W., and Johnson, H.H., Jr.: Epithelioma Adenoides Cysticum: Basal Cell Nevi, Agenesis of Corpus Callosum, and Dental Cysts , Arch Derm Syph 63:73-84, 1951.Crossref 3. Anderson, D.E., and Cook, W.A.: Jaw Cysts and the Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , J Oral Surg 24:15-26, 1966. 4. Gorlin, R.J., and Golitz, R.W.: Multiple Nevoid Basal Cell Epithelioma, Jaw Cysts and Bifid Ribs , New Eng J Med 262:908-912, 1960.Crossref 5. Maddox, W.D., et al: Multiple Nevoid Basal Cell Epitheliomas, Jaw Cysts, and Skeletal Defects , JAMA 188:106-111, 1964.Crossref 6. Clendenning, W.E.; Block, J.B.; and Raddle, J.G.: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , Arch Derm 90:38-53, 1964.Crossref 7. Howell, J.B., and Caro, M.R.: The Basal Cell Nevus , Arch Derm 79:67-77, 1959.Crossref 8. Gorlin, R.J., et al: The Multiple Basal Cell Nevi Syndrome , Cancer 18:89-104, 1965.Crossref 9. Bernier, J.L.: Tumors of the Odontogenic Apparatus and Jaws, Washington , DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology , 1960. 10. Thoma, J.H.: Oral Surgery , St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Co., 1963. 11. Graham, J.H., et al: Differentiation of Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma From Epithelioma Adenoides Cysticum , J Invest Derm 44:197-200, 1965. 12. Lund, H.Z.: Tumors of the Skin , Washington, DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1957. 13. Fritz, J.F.: The Ubiquitous Basal Cell Epithelioma , Med Clin N Amer 48:1541-1550, 1964. 14. Thome, F.L.; Miller, F.; and Garrett, W.S.: The Surgical Approach to Trichoepithelioma and the Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome , Plas Reconstr Surg 38:438-443, 1966.Crossref 15. Block, J.B., and Clendenning, W.E.: Parathyroid Hormone Hyporesponsiveness in Patients With Basal Cell Nevi and Bone Defects , New Eng J Med 268:1157-1162, 1963.Crossref

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Archives of OtolaryngologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1968

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