Large blue gray ovoid nests
|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|
|Responsible author||Ralph Braun → send e-mail|
|Status update||May 27, 2017|
|Status by||Ralph P. Braun|
Ovoid nests are large, discrete, and well-circumscribed, pigmented ovoidareas, larger than globulesThis glossary term has not yet been described.. When a networkThis glossary term has not yet been described. 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. 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..