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Basal cell nevus syndrome in Adult
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Basal cell nevus syndrome in Adult

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Contributors: Noah Craft MD, PhD, Lindy P. Fox MD, Belinda Tan MD, PhD, Lowell A. Goldsmith MD, MPH
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Synopsis

Basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS), also known as Gorlin syndrome and nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCC), is an autosomal dominant condition that causes multiple basal cell carcinomas (BCC). There are associated abnormalities of the bones, soft tissue, eyes, central nervous system (CNS), and endocrine organs. The gene has been isolated to chromosome 9q22-31.

For more information, see OMIM.

Codes

ICD10CM:
Q87.89 – Other specified congenital malformation syndromes, not elsewhere classified

SNOMEDCT:
69408002 – Basal cell nevus syndrome

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