What is basal cell nevus syndrome?
It is an inherited condition that triggers many defects. It can also be called:
- Gorlin syndrome
- Gorlin-Goltz syndrom
- Nevoid basal-cell carcinoma syndrome
It affects many parts of human body, including:
- Nervous system
- Endocrine system
People with basal cell nevus syndrome tend to develop basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer.
It is often a result of exposure to sunlight, and it mostly occurs in people older than 45 years old.
Key word: basal cell nevus syndrome