Mondo Description A carcinoma involving the basal cells.
Uniprot Description A common malignant skin neoplasm that typically appears on hair-bearing skin, most commonly on sun-exposed areas. BCC is slow growing and rarely metastasizes, but has potentialities for local invasion and destruction. It usually develops as a flat, firm, pale area that is small, raised, pink or red, translucent, shiny, and waxy, and the area may bleed following minor injury. Tumor size can vary from a few millimeters to several centimeters in diameter.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0020804: basal cell carcinoma