JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, vol.9, no.1, 2015 (ESCI)
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Differential diagnosis, Follicular germinative cells, Hair buds, Immunohistochemistry, Skin tumour
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Introduction: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin neoplasm reported in human. On the other hand, trichoepithelioma (TE) is a rare, benign tumour of skin adnexa. The differentiation of BCC and TE may be difficult since their morphological findings are similar. In a few studies, it has been determined that undifferentiated basaloid cells are highly positively stained with cytokeratin 19.