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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome  listen  (NEE-voyd BAY-sul sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh SIN-drome)

  A genetic condition that causes unusual facial features and disorders of the skin, bones, nervous system, eyes, and endocrine glands. People with this syndrome have a higher risk of basal cell carcinoma. Also called basal cell nevus syndrome and Gorlin syndrome.