Table 3

Pathological characteristics of basal cell neoplasms
BCACs BCAs with ci. BCAs without ci.
(n=8) (n=11) (n=10)
Predominant pattern Solid 5 (62.5%) 4 (36.4%) 3 (30.0%)
Cribriform 2 (25.0%) 4 (36.4%) 0 (0.0%)
Trabecular 0 (0.0%) 3 (27.3%) 6 (60.0%)
Tubular 1 (12.5%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (10.0%)
Mitosis > 4/10HPFs 1 (12.5%) 2 (18.2%) 0 (0.0%)
Perineural invasion 1 (12.5%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Lymphovascular invasion 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Presence of daughter mass 3 (37.5%) 1 (9.1%) 0 (0.0%)
Cystic change 3 (37.5%) 3 (27.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Squamous differentiation 1 (12.5%) 1 (9.1%) 0 (0.0%)

BCAC, basal cell adenocarcinoma; BCA, basal cell adenoma; ci., capsular invasion; HPF, high power field.

Jung et al.

Jung et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:171   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-171

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