Large blue gray ovoid nests

From dermoscopedia

0.00
(0 votes)

 Authored by: Ralph P. Braun     ·  Katrin Kerl

 Keywords:   large blue gray ovoid nests · basal cell carcinoma · bcc
Annotations
Description In this chapter we describe large blue gray ovoid nestsThis glossary term has not yet been described. and its histopathological correlation
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Katrin Kerl
Owner Ralph Braun→ send e-mail
Status released
Status update May 27, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun
User=

Ovoid nests are large, discrete, and well-circumscribed, pigmented ovoidareas, larger than globulesThis glossary term has not yet been described.. When a network is absent, ovoid nests are highly suggestive of basal cell carcinomais the most common skin cancer, and one of the most common cancers in the United States.[1] While BCC has a very low metastatic risk, this tumor can cause significant disfigurement by invading surrounding tissues. Ovoid nests correspond on histopathologyThis glossary term has not yet been described. to dermal aggregates of pigmented basal cell carcinomaThis glossary term has not yet been described..

Blue gray ovoid nests and globules BCC schematic.jpg