Brain tumours and the occurrence of severe invasive basal cell carcinoma in first degree relatives with Gorlin syndrome.
AffiliationCRC Department of Cancer Genetics, Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, Manchester, UK.
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AbstractWe describe the occurrence of a medulloblastoma and an astrocytoma in successive generations of a family with the Gorlin syndrome. The appearance of thousands of invasive basal cell carcinomata after craniospinal irradiation led to the death of one patient from intracranial involvement.
CitationBrain tumours and the occurrence of severe invasive basal cell carcinoma in first degree relatives with Gorlin syndrome. 1991, 5 (6):643-6 Br J Neurosurg
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
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