Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, also Gorlin syndrome and Gorlin-Goltz syndrome, is a constellation of findings due to an autosomal dominant genetic mutation. The gene is patched and abbreviated PTCH1.
It is abbreviated NBCCS.
- Basal cell carcinoma - on average have their first tumour in their 20s.
- Odontogenic keratocyst ~ 80% individuals with NBCCS have had one by age 20.
- Bony abnormalities: bifid ribs, scoliosis + others.
- Falx cerebri calcification.
- Characteristic faces.
- Ovarian fibroma.
- Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 601309
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