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May 1975

Adamantinoid Basal Cell Epithelioma: A Histological Variant

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and the Detroit General Hospital, Detroit.

Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(5):586-588. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630170044004

Twenty-three instances of a histological variant of basal cell epithelioma are presented for the first time in the American literature, to our knowledge. This variant has been termed adamantinoid basal cell epithelioma because of its histological resemblance to adamantinoma (ameloblastoma) of the oral cavity.