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Indian J Dermatol. 2013 May;58(3):241. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.110853.

Gorlin syndrome.

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Department of Skin and VD, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India.


Gorlin Syndrome, a rare genodermatosis, otherwise known as Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS) is a multisystem disease affecting skin, nervous system, eyes, endocrine glands, and bones. It is characterized by multiple basal cell carcinomas, palmoplantar pits, jaw cysts, and bony deformities like kyphoscoliosis and frontal bossing. We would like to report a case of Gorlin syndrome with classical features, as this is a rare genodermatosis.


Basal cell carcinoma; Gorlin syndrome; Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome; PTCH gene

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