Definition: a carcinoma of the skin which in structure and behavior is considered transitional between basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma The term should not be used for the much more common keratotic variety of basal cell carcinoma, in which the tumor cells are of basal type but contain small foci of abrupt keratinization.
Synonym(s): basal squamous cell carcinoma
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