Surveillance

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Diagnosis is vital for subsequent surveillance for complications such as basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and jaw cysts, and for giving genetic information.

Families should be offered regular screening, ideally with one clinician or genetic department monitoring and co-ordinating the care.

Ref: Neviod Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome. Synonyms: Basal Cell Nevus syndrome (BCNS), Gorlin syndrome, NBCCS. D Gareth Evans, MD, FRCP and Peter A Farndon, MD, FRCP Gene Reviews 20301330  Oct 2015

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