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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
  • Multiple Basal Cell Nevi, Odontogenic Keratocysts, And Skeletal Anomalies
  • Gorlin syndrome
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  • Can this syndrome be accompanied by other problems? Can a child's large body size and abnormal face shape have something to do with this? What are the effects in the long run? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
  • Multiple Basal Cell Nevi, Odontogenic Keratocysts, And Skeletal Anomalies
  • Gorlin syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.